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federative

[ fed-uh-rey-tiv, -er-uh-tiv ]
/ ˈfɛd əˌreɪ tɪv, -ər ə tɪv /
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adjective

pertaining to or of the nature of a federation.
inclined to federate.

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Origin of federative

First recorded in 1680–90; federate + -ive
fed·er·a·tive·ly [fed-uh-rey-tiv-lee, -er-uh-tiv-], /ˈfɛd əˌreɪ tɪv li, -ər ə tɪv-/, adverbun·fed·er·a·tive, adjectiveun·fed·er·a·tive·ly, adverb
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