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anti-federalist

adjective 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 central government and several local ones): The Foreign Secretary assured anti-federalist MPs that he would not agree to anything that limited British sovereignty.

anti-federalist

noun [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 single central government and several regional ones: Many voters are staunch anti-federalists.
Translations of “anti-federalist”
in Chinese (Traditional) 反聯邦主義的, 反聯邦制度的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反联邦主义的, 反联邦制度的…
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