[ fed-er-uh-lahyz ]
/ ˈfɛd ər əˌlaɪz /
verb (used with object), fed·er·al·ized, fed·er·al·iz·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.
Also especially British, fed·er·al·ise.
Related formsfed·er·al·i·za·tion, nounre·fed·er·al·i·za·tion, nounre·fed·er·al·ize, verb, re·fed·er·al·ized, re·fed·er·al·iz·ing.
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If they are, they are federalized to deceive and to destroy.The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III.|Thomas Paine
British Dictionary definitions for federalized
/ (ˈfɛdərəˌlaɪz) /
to unite in a federation or federal union; federate
to subject to federal control