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confederal

[kuh n-fed-er-uh l, -fed-ruh l] /kənˈfɛd ər əl, -ˈfɛd rəl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or involving two or more nations:
confederal agreements.
Origin of confederal
1775-1785
1775-85; confeder(ation) + -al1, on model of federation and federal
Related forms
confederalist, noun
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  • The confederal Committee in its turn vehemently attacked the government.

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine
  • The confederal Committee is formed by the delegates of both sections.

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine
  • On the contrary, he accused the confederal Committee of carrying on political agitation under the cover of neutrality.

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine
  • The government arrested all the leading members of the confederal Committee.

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine
  • The confederal Committee decided to lend its help to the workingmen in the struggle.

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine
  • Each organization is represented by one delegate in the confederal Committee.

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine
  • M. Niel was elected by a majority of one vote, and his position was very difficult in the confederal Committee.

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine
  • Members of the confederal Committee were arrested here and there for incendiary speeches and for anti-militaristic propaganda.

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine
  • The call of the confederal Committee was only partly followed.

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine
  • The government instituted legal proceedings against twelve members of the confederal Committee for “insults to the army.”

    Syndicalism in France Louis Levine

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