Meaning of “federate” in the English Dictionary

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"federate" in Business English

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federateverb [ I ]

uk /ˈfedəreɪt/ us /-əreɪt/

if a group of organizations, regions, countries, etc. federates, it joins together to form a federation (= a larger organization or government):

Local fishing cooperatives have federated to form a national organization.

(Definition of “federate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)