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defederalize

[ dee-fed-er-uh-lahyz ]
/ di藞f蓻d 蓹r 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), de路fed路er路al路ized, de路fed路er路al路iz路ing.
to shift the functions or powers of (an agency, service, etc.) from the jurisdiction of the federal government to that of state or local government: to defederalize construction loans.
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Also especially British, de路fed路er路al路ise .

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OTHER WORDS FROM defederalize

de路fed路er路al路i路za路tion, noun
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