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

Federate \Fed"er*ate\, adjective [L. foederatus, p. p. of foederare to establish by treaty or league, fr. foedus. See {Federal}.] United by compact, as sovereignties, states, or nations; joined in confederacy; leagued; confederate; as, federate nations.

Syn: federated.

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

federate

adjective

1: united under a central government [syn: {federate}, {federated}]

verb

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

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


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