Translation of "federation" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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federationnoun

uk /ˌfed.ərˈeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌfed.əˈreɪ.ʃən/

C1 [ C ] a group of organizations, countries, regions, etc. that have joined together to form a larger organization or government

同盟,联盟;联邦
the Russian federation 美国是50个州的联邦。

[ U ] the act of forming a federation

结成联邦;结盟;结成联盟
The federation of the six original Australian states took place in 1901. 1901年澳大利亚最初的6个州结成联邦。
He's against European federation. 他反对欧洲联盟。

More examples

  • The trade federation promotes cooperation between local businesses.
  • The chairmen are proposing that a federation of the two leagues should take place.
  • The organization was formed in 1982 by the federation of three separate firms.
  • Opponents argue that European federation shifts power away from nation states.
  • A federation of charities have launched a new campaign against heart disease.

(Translation of “federation” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)