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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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Expressing gratitude for Saudi Arabia's hosting of the GCC HQ, he said Kuwait supports plans to federalise the bloc, adding that sub-committees are carrying out "exceptional efforts aimed at making this a success." The event was attended by the GCC Secretary General Abdullatif Al-Zayani along with the ambassadors of the six countries and Saudi officials.
Europolitics asked Andrew Duff (ALDE, UK) for his take on his country's place in a Union, which he wants to federalise further.
Council chiefs are proposing to close Ysgol Pontfadog and federalise the other two schools in the Ceiriog Valley - Ysgol Cynddelw at Glyn Ceiriog and Llanarmon DC.
The opposition members claim that in the meeting they had recommended that if the number of seats were being increased, IHC being that first court of appeals for the federal government must include judges from the provincial courts by law so as to federalise the constitution of court.
On Thursday, the cabinet is expected to approve a request to move ahead with two statutory consultations - which is to shut the three schools in Bala and another proposal to federalise three other primary schools in the area - Ysgol Bro Tryweryn, Frongoch, Ysgol Ffridd y Llyn, Cefnddwysarn and Ysgol OM Edwards, Llanuwchllyn.
Wrexham County Borough Council chiefs are currently consulting over proposals to close Ysgol Pontfadog and federalise the other two schools in the Ceiriog Janet
In security, a Securicor subsidiary is in the process of calling time on airport operations, following the US government's decision to federalise airport security after September 11.
The new Canadian legislation will expand restricted zones at airports to include control towers and allow police access to all passenger information, but will not federalise airport security or create an air marshal programme, such as has occurred in the USA.
He said: "I think that the UK will die as an entity within the next 20 years, as a maximum, unless we federalise.