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English definition of “federal”


adjective [not gradable]  /ˈfed·ər·əl/ us  
politics & government of or connected with the central government of some countries: the federal government Federal law regulates trade with other countries.
adverb  /ˈfed·ər·ə·li, ˈfed·rə·li/ us  
a federally funded agency that provides free legal services to the poor
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