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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fed-er-uh l]
    • /ˈfɛd ər əl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fed-er-uh l]
    • /ˈfɛd ər əl/

Definitions of federals' word

  • adjective federals' pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states, as in federal government; federal system. 1
  • adjective federals' of, relating to, or noting such a central government: federal offices. 1
  • adjective federals' (initial capital letter) U.S. History. of or relating to the Federalists or to the Federalist party. supporting the principles of the Federalist party. (in the Civil War) pertaining to or supporting the Union government. relating to or adhering to the support of the Constitution. 1
  • adjective federals' (initial capital letter) pertaining to or designating the styles of the decorative arts and architecture current in the U.S. from c1780 to c1830. 1
  • adjective federals' of or relating to a compact or a league, especially a league between nations or states. 1
  • noun federals' an advocate of federation or federalism. 1

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Origin of federals'

First appearance:

before 1635
One of the 43% oldest English words
1635-45; earlier foederal < Latin foeder- (stem of foedus) league + -al1

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Parts of speech for Federals'


federals' popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% 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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