v. fed·er·at·ed, fed·er·at·ing, fed·er·ates
To cause to join into a league, federal union, or similar association.
To become united into a federal union.
adj. (fĕdər-ĭt, fĕdrĭt)
United in a federation.
[Latin foederāre, foederāt-, to ratify an agreement, from foedus, foeder-, league, treaty; see bheidh- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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