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"federation" in British English

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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 ​largerorganization or ​government: the ​Russian federation
[U] the ​act of ​forming a federation: The federation of the six ​original Australian ​states took ​place in 1901. He's against ​European federation.

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federationnoun [C]

 us   /ˌfed·əˈreɪ·ʃən/
a ​group of ​organizations, ​states, etc., that have ​united to ​form a ​largerorganization or ​government: Canada is a federation of ​provinces and ​territories.
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"federation" in Business English

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federationnoun

uk   us   /ˌfedərˈeɪʃən/ POLITICS
[C] a ​group of ​organizations, ​regions, countries, etc. that have ​joined together to ​form a larger ​organization or ​government: a federation of states/companies/trade unions, etc. The United ​States is a federation of 50 ​individualstates.
[U] the ​act of ​forming a federation: He's against ​European federation.the federation of states/companies/trade unions, etc. The federation of the six ​original Australian ​states took ​place in 1901.
(Definition of federation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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