federalization

federalize

[fed-er-uh-lahyz]
verb (used with object), federalized, federalizing.
1.
to bring under the control of a federal government: to federalize the National Guard.
2.
to bring together in a federal union, as different states.
Also, especially British, federalise.


Origin:
1795–1805; federal + -ize

federalization, noun
refederalization, noun
refederalize, verb, refederalized, refederalizing.
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federalize or federalise (ˈfɛdərəˌlaɪz)
 
vb
1.  to unite in a federation or federal union; federate
2.  to subject to federal control
 
federalise or federalise
 
vb
 
federali'zation or federalise
 
n
 
federali'sation or federalise
 
n

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