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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


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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In other words, these countries federalized in order to unify their fragmented political entities.
She said federalized properties "will receive a higher level of capital and operating funds than the state is able to provide, which ensures high quality affordable housing for its elderly and family residents.
It says that during a state of emergency, the National Guard will become federalized, effectively stripping the power from state and local governments to allocate the troops as they see fit.
But waist deep in the muck of his second term, Dubya is looking positively Johnsonesque: He fights an increasingly unpopular war, he has federalized education to an unprecedented degree, and his most important legacy so far is the prescription drug program that represents the biggest expansion of Medicare since LBJ created that inefficient behemoth back in the 1960s.
But the TSA federalized screeners and was brought under the control of the Department of Homeland Security.
The Oregon team is part of the National Disaster Medical System and is often federalized as FEMA's medical arm in the event of disaster, or to fulfill other missions.
President Eisenhower ultimately intervened, sending in army troops and federalized Arkansas National Guardsmen to protect the students, who finally attended a full day of classes on September 23.
The Bush administration has erected entirely new national policing institutions like Homeland Security, federalized airport security, and military tribunals.
And if you think of public education and police protection as completing (with pensions and health care) the Big Four government benefits for the middle class, they are both being gradually federalized, for example through Bill Clinton's bill to put 100,000 cops on the street and George W.
However, the USA's airports will be able to leave the federalized system after a two-year period and rehire private security companies.

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