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federal

1. of or relating to a form of government or a country in which power is divided between one central and several regional governments
2. of or relating to a treaty between provinces, states, etc., that establishes a political unit in which power is so divided
3. of or relating to the central government of a federation
4. (of a university) comprised of relatively independent colleges
5. a supporter of federal union or federation

Federal

1. characteristic of or supporting the Union government during the American Civil War
2. a supporter of the Union government during the American Civil War
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Critically, however, federalization has become even more challenging given that there are now three competing groups (the Senate, the House of Representatives and the administration's consultative committee) vying to come up with a draft constitution.
Today you can ask any Syrian and he will tell you that federalization will not contribute to the country's unity," Yuschenko quoted Assad as saying.
Also, the editor of two opposition media outlets, Branko Geroski, has recently written that now is the right time to talk about federalization, while Zaev's close associate Ljubomir Frckoski said in a TV show the Macedonian and Albanian ethnic communities should alternate appointing the country's prime minister every two years.
Hadi welcomed the attendees, pointing out that their meeting held in SanaA'a from 15-17 March would help raise awareness about concepts of federalization and outcomes of the National Dialogue Conference (NDC).
Changes in the character of major research centers, including the federalization of major research universities, also plays a major role, independent of the particular area of science.
It also addresses the trend toward increased federalization of bank-customer relations, and has new cases, notes, problems, and text on new regulations and emerging issues.
She told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "What the demonstrators and protestors demanded in their four choices, among them the federalization came because of the government and its prime minister and their failure to respond positively to many of their legitimate demands.
ISLAMABAD -- Taking into consideration the sufferings of the people traveling on Rawalpindi-Kahuta road, the Chairman Senate Syed Nayyar Hussain Bokhari has urged the Ministry of Communications to expedite the process of federalization of the said road so that the National Highway Authority may get a legal cover to rehabilitate the road which is an important link owing to its strategic value.
The ethnic tensions between the Macedonian Slavs and the ethnic Albanians is set to cause the federalization and possible breakup of the Republic of Macedonia, according to Bulgarian analyst and former intelligence officer Krasimir Uzunov.
Therefore Europe needs not only fiscal discipline, but also a certain federalization.
According to Bend, Oregon-based MORTECH LLC's Interim MORTECH 2010 Report, released in October, regulatory concerns and federalization of product standards occupy the attention of mortgage lenders--particularly larger lenders.
In the Introductory of Arena, Dzelal Neziri writes that the first state establishment of Macedonia with the concept of federalization has been kept in secret for nearly 43 years and until up-to-date very little has been written about it.