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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

federalize \fed"er*al*ize\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Federalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Federalizing}.] [Cf. F. f['e]d['e]raliser.] To unite in compact, as different States; to confederate for political purposes; to unite by or under the Federal Constitution. --Barlow.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

federalize

verb

1: unite on a federal basis or band together as a league; "The country was federated after the civil war" [syn: {federate}, {federalize}, {federalise}]

2: put under the control and authority of a federal government [syn: {federalize}, {federalise}]

3: enter into a league for a common purpose; "The republics federated to become the Soviet Union" [syn: {federate}, {federalize}, {federalise}]


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