anti-federalist Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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anti-federalistadjective

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈfed.ər.əl.ist/  us   /-t̬iˈfed.ɚ-/ UK (also mainly US anti-federal)
opposed to a federalist system of ​government (= one in which ​power is ​divided between a ​centralgovernment and several ​localones): The Foreign ​Secretaryassured anti-federalist MPs that he would not ​agree to anything that ​limited British ​sovereignty.

anti-federalistnoun [C]

uk   /ˌæn.tiˈfed.ər.əl.ist/  us   /-t̬iˈfed.ɚ-/
someone who is ​opposed to a ​system of ​government in which ​power is ​divided between a ​singlecentralgovernment and several ​regionalones: Many ​voters are ​staunch anti-federalists.
(Definition of anti-federalist from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “anti-federalist”
in Chinese (Simplified) 反联邦主义的, 反联邦制度的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反聯邦主義的, 反聯邦制度的…
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