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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Unite on a central basis or band together as a league; Enter into a league for a common purpose; Put under the control and authority of a central or national government.

Usage examples (38)
  • Verb (used with object), : to federalize the National Guard
  • And when I use the term "federalize," that's what I mean.
  • He countered that Democrats want to "federalize" the screeners because it could add up to 28,000 more union workers to the federal payroll.
  • If I recall correctly didn't Hitler "federalize" Germany's banks thus enabling him to cook the books? for more
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