Meaning of “the Articles of Confederation” in the English Dictionary

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"the Articles of Confederation" in British English

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the Articles of Confederationnoun [ plural ]

/ˌɑː.tɪ.kəlz əv kən.fed.əˈreɪ.ʃən/ /ˌɑːr.t̬ɪ.kəlz əv kən.fed.əˈreɪ.ʃən/

the first agreement establishing a US government in 1781, later replaced by the US Constitution

(Definition of “the Articles of Confederation” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Articles of Confederation" in American English

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Articles of Confederationplural noun

/ˈɑrt̬·ɪ·kəlz əv kənˌfed·əˈreɪ·ʃən/

US history the first agreement establishing an American government in 1781, later replaced by the constitution

(Definition of “Articles of Confederation” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)