Jump to word: 

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Previous word: federacy

Definition of: federal

(fedər·əl) adjective
1. Govt. Of or pertaining to a form of government in which certain states agree by compact to grant control of common affairs to a central authority but retain individual control over internal affairs.
2. Of or pertaining to a union or central authority so established.
3. Favoring or supporting a government formed by a union of several states.
4. Relating to, arising from, or founded upon a league or covenant.
noun An advocate of federalism.
[<F fédéral <L foedus, -eris a compact, league]
—fed′er·al·ly
adverb

Definition of: Federal

(fedər·əl) adjective
1. Of, pertaining to, owned or used by, or representing the United States of America: a Federal building, the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
2. Supporting the Union cause in the American Civil War of 1861–65: the Federal forces.
noun One who favored or fought for the Union cause in the American Civil War.

Most often used phrases:

federal government
federal judge
federal court
united states federal
federal election
federal law
federal reserve
federal state
canadian federal
federal republic
federal aviation
federal courts
federal funding
swiss federal
federal highway

'federal' used in million biggest domains list by Alexa.com:

navyfederal.org
firstfederal.com
federal-hotel.com
firstfederalbankonline.com
federalnewsradio.com
astoriafederal.com

'federal' used in other domains:

keralafederalholidays.com
federaltaxclinic.com
myfederalway.com
coasthillsfederalcreditunion.com
commericalfederal.com
federalhillflorist.com

Statistical data

"federal" has the frequency of use of 0.018% on city-data.com forum

"federal" has the frequency of use of 0.0119% on en.wikipedia.org.

Phrases starting with the letter: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

User Contributions:

Comment about this word, ask questions, or add new information about this topic:

CAPTCHA