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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The act of uniting in a league; to organize in a political unit with a central government formed out of a number of separate states each of which retains control of its own internal affairs..

Usage examples (38)
  • Too weak to expel them, the Imperial government has been forced to grant federate status to the invaders.
  • And EMC is promising to offer "federate" different types of solutions built on its Atmos technology.
  • The Slough plan comes as the 164 grammars are being urged to "federate" with nearby comprehensives and secondary moderns to help raise standards.
  • In response to this, a group of large companies formed the Liberty Alliance which developed protocols that will allow institutions to "federate" data across company... for more
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