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an association, especially of nations for a common cause

a group of people united in a relationship and having some interest, activity, or purpose in common

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the state of being allied or confederated

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a union of political organizations

the act of forming an alliance or confederation

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At his residence at Mount Vernon, in March, 1785, the first idea was started of a revisal of the Articles of Confederation, by the organization, of means differing from that of a compact between the State Legislatures and their own delegates in Congress.
It was attended by delegates from only five of the central States, who, on comparing their restricted powers with the glaring and universally acknowledged defects of the Confederation, reported only a recommendation for the assemblage of another convention of delegates to meet at Philadelphia, in May, 1787, from all the States, and with enlarged powers.
But they had the Articles of Confederation before them, and they saw and felt the wretched condition into which they had brought the whole people, and that the Union itself was in the agonies of death.
Yong-Kew Park, the president of Kia Motors' Central & South America regional headquarters, said, "Kia Motors is a proud supporter of football and we are excited to play an integral role in the successful co-ordination of 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup.
The Central News Agency said Harb "encouraged all labor confederations to deal positively
ANKARA, Feb 6, 2010 (TUR) -- Labor and civil servant confederations will ask for appointment from the president and prime minister to solve problems of workers of the Tobacco and Liquor Administration (Tekel).
Confederations Cup soccer semifinals, Galavision, 4 and 6 p.
The Iroquois Confederation did somewhat resemble the union of the thirteen colonies under the Articles of Confederation, except for the critical institution of unanimity, but the structure of all confederations before and since bear a strong resemblance to the Articles of Confederation.
5, Route Explorer supports both of the common methods used by service providers and large enterprises to organize their BGP networks: "route reflectors," which the appliance has supported since 2003, and now confederations.
Summary: Goalscoring hero Keisuke Honda will spearhead the Japanese squad for the Confederations Cup in Brazil .
But the election is being challenged by a bloc of opposition confederations in the G.
The strike which is organised by Turkey's major confederations of civil servant unions, Kamu-Sen and KESK aims at laying the foundations of union rights for civil servants, including the right to go on strikes and the right to hold collective bargaining talks.
CAIRO: Hassan Shehata is happy that Egypt avoided being drawn alongside European champions Spain in the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup.
PM Phuc took the occasion to convey best wishes to all workers and the Confederations staffs, saying they have made significant contributions to the overall achievements of the country in 2017.
Summary: Fifa want to do away with Confederations Cup and make Club World Cup bigger
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