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federalize

[ fed-er-uh-lahyz ]
/ 藞f蓻d 蓹r 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), fed路er路al路ized, fed路er路al路iz路ing.
to bring under the control of a federal government: to federalize the National Guard.
to bring together in a federal union, as different states.
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Also especially British, fed路er路al路ise .

Origin of federalize

First recorded in 1795鈥1805; federal + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM federalize

fed路er路al路i路za路tion, nounre路fed路er路al路i路za路tion, nounre路fed路er路al路ize, verb, re路fed路er路al路ized, re路fed路er路al路iz路ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for federalize

federalize

federalise

/ (藞f蓻d蓹r蓹藢la瑟z) /

verb (tr)
to unite in a federation or federal union; federate
to subject to federal control

Derived forms of federalize

federalization or federalisation, noun
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