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