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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fed-er-uh-list]
    • /ˈfɛd ər ə lɪst/
    • /ˈfed.ər.əl.ɪst/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fed-er-uh-list]
    • /ˈfɛd ər ə lɪst/

Definitions of federalists word

  • noun federalists a series of 85 essays (1787–88) by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay, written in support of the Constitution. 1
  • adjective federalists Also, federalistic. of federalism or the Federalists. 1
  • noun federalists Plural form of federalist. 1

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Origin of federalists

First appearance:

before 1780
One of the 45% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1780-90; federal + -ist

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Parts of speech for Federalists


federalists popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 80% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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