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In 2017, Ahmad had uprooted CAF’s longest-serving president, Issa Hayatou, who had ruled the confederation with an iron fist for 29 years.Africa’s new soccer boss has inherited an unholy mess|Daniel Ekonde|March 23, 2021|Quartz
Before Parler went offline, a loose confederation of programmers archived a huge cache of publicly available information from the service before it disappeared indefinitely.Why We Published More Than 500 Videos Taken by Parler Users of the Capitol Riot|by Scott Klein and Jeff Kao|January 17, 2021|ProPublica
The book follows Genly Ai, an envoy from an interplanetary confederation trying to convince the residents of the planet Gethen to join the rest of the galaxy.
The Articles of Confederation had required nine of the 13 states to pass most items, and it was a disaster.
I saw it in "Quotation", a group show at the Confederation Center of the Arts in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
The more daring among them even talk about federation or confederation, possibly including the Kingdom of Jordan.
Instead, the two colonies were joined in a confederation, with separate legislatures.What Canada's History Teaches Us About the Feasibility of the One-State Paradigm|Bernard Avishai|September 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
More disclosure: Jim Kim and I are part of a loose confederation called “Doctors for Obama.”
The suspense with which Louis listened to this perfidious confederation, was almost insufferable.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
The promise of obedience to God by vow or oath, includes a promise of certain services to each member of the confederation.
And how would the general confederation testify to a glorious work of reformation!
A committee was appointed to draw up such a plan and, in 1777, it submitted the Articles of Confederation to Congress.
By 1785, the Americans began to realize that the Articles of Confederation were too weak to become effective.
British Dictionary definitions for confederation (1 of 2)
Derived forms of confederationconfederationism, nounconfederationist, nounconfederative, adjective
British Dictionary definitions for confederation (2 of 2)
Cultural definitions for confederation
A group of nations or states, or a government encompassing several states or political divisions, in which the component states retain considerable independence. The members of a confederation often delegate only a few powers to the central authority.