federation

Definitions

General English

Accounting

  • noun a group of societies, companies or organisations which have a central organisation which represents them and looks after their common interests

Politics

  • noun a group of organisations which are linked together and have a central body which represents their interests
  • noun a group of semi-autonomous states which have a central government which represents them and looks after their common interests, in areas such as foreign policy and the armed forces
  • abbreviationfed.

Sports

  • noun a group of various bodies or parties that have united to achieve a common goal

Publishing

  • suffix meaning ‘using a particular type of paper’
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