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 Federal Federal

adj

  • ( ) of or relating to the central government of a federation  ( federal )
    of or relating to the central government of a federation
     a federal district is one set aside as the seat of the national government
    a federal district is one set aside as the seat of the national government
  • characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities  ( federal )
    characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities
     a federal system like that of the United States
    a federal system like that of the United States
     federal governments often evolved out of confederations
    federal governments often evolved out of confederations
  • noun

  • any federal law-enforcement officer  ( Fed, Federal, federal official )
    any federal law-enforcement officer
  • a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War  ( Federal, Federal soldier, Union soldier )
    a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
  • adj

  • ( ) national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units  ( federal )
    national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units
     the Federal Bureau of Investigation
    the Federal Bureau of Investigation
     federal courts
    federal courts
     the federal highway program
    the federal highway program
     federal property
    federal property
  • ( ) being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War  ( Federal, Union )
    being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War
     Union soldiers
    Union soldiers
     Federal forces
    Federal forces
     a Federal infantryman
    a Federal infantryman


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