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Synonyms for federation

Synonyms for federation

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

Synonyms for federation

a union of political organizations

the act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs

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In Wales, the present arrangements under Part 3 of the 2006 Act puts debate about the division of powers, and the use the National Assembly makes of those powers, at the heart of day-to-day politics.
EU officials and diplomats in Brussels said Germany appeared to be trying to assuage its powerful federal states, which could block the current reform conference if they were not promised that the division of powers would be addressed soon.
Thus Monahan's text concentrates on the institutions of government and the division of powers, as well as the nature of the constitution and its amendment.
with [a] division of powers among the legislature, the administration, and the judiciary.
That close relation, however, raised the issue of the System's independence from the Treasury, which soon became manifest in three conflicts involving the Board: (1) about the respective responsibilities of the Treasury officials who sat on the Board and of the members appointed by the President; (2) about the Board's financial accountability; and (3) about the division of powers between the Treasury and the Board.
Request for Expression of Interest: Analysis Of The Division Of Powers Between The Russian Federation And Its Subjects, Analysis Of Regional Forest Legislation, And Proposals For Its Improvement.
First, the answer given by the court was grounded in one of the most inflexible aspects of constitutional law and continues the formal divide between division of powers and the Charter.
The division of powers that was adopted by those colonies that joined to form Canada created two distinct legal systems within the provinces.
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