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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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The language of the legislation allows for federalization to mean qualified state, local and private security, general government personnel, or FAA employees.
A well-considered conception of federalization is viewed as the only way, he said, Itar-Tass reported.
On Monday, supporters of federalization declared the formation of independent "people's republics" in the cities of Donetsk and Kharkiv.
There will be exhaustive discussions on federalization, with the Con-con candidates debating the merits of the choices.
On the other hand, historian Vebi Xhemaili said that it is shameful that some Albanians mention the federalization just to gain political points.
Throughout the 20th century, the relentless federalization of state law served the interests of the cultural left, and we should not kid ourselves that the same practice now can save freedom and morality.
Apolinario Mabini believed that federalism, 'besides being the most perfect among the republican forms, is best suited to the topography of our country.' Clearly, this is an endorsement of federalization that must not to be ignored.
Albanian parties spoke about the full standardization of the Albanian language, equal budget and full fiscal decentralization to which reacted the Macedonian political camp assessing these demands as attempt for quick federalization of Macedonia.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Kremlin said Russia welcomes the first contacts between Kiev and federalization supporters aimed at establishing a direct dialogue that would involve all concerned parties.
Calls for secession and federalization have been spreading across Ukraine's mainly Russian-speaking eastern regions after Ukrainian ultranationalists, who make up the bulk of the erstwhile opposition, rose to political prominence following a change of the country's leadership that resembled a coup in February.