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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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But he and Erdogan have agreed the KRG will only have a confederal status in the first phase.
It could also have been the basis of a confederal state, whose Palestinian part would have benefited from the West Bank settlers' productivity and taxes.
Its leadership, hoping to secure EU membership, stood ready to make concessions on the two-state confederal solution, which Denktash had championed for years.
Even if it has all of the land that was in the West Bank before 1967, the new Palestinian entity is ultimately going to be in some kind of economic, confederal relationship with some state, and I have to assume that, after their recent experience, it's not going to be Israel.
The model of a confederal union for Canada, able to take into account the complexities of national and cultural identities, is of particular interest to Duchastel.
I believe he understands it is not necessary to split Canada in order to achieve his proposed Confederal Union, though he still wants a strong referendum mandate to negotiate change.
The authors themselves (who emphasise that their authorship is a unitary system and not a confederal one) present the occasion as a major change not only in the government and public identity of Scotland but in the politics of the United Kingdom.
This is an opportunity for the Left to rethink the European project as a whole and to begin the construction of a confederal political and economic big Europe that is anchored on the Left by a reconstructed and united European labor force.
If fully implemented, the Higher Council suggested by the Treaty would introduce a loose confederal framework over the two countries; and since it would be dominated by the more powerful partner, Syria, it would bureaucratize, stabilize, and legitimize an already extensive Syrian influence over Lebanon.
What the Quaid had in mind were two states, Pakistan and Hindustan, which would either enter into confederal arrangements at the all-India level or make treaty arrangements on matters of common concern.
Vice Chair of the Confederal Group of the European United Left Patrick Le Hyaric said it is obvious that the police operation had been orchestrated by the Turkish government before Dec.
The Greek Cypriots see the inclusion of "single sovereignty" from the start as a guarantee that negotiations will not be geared towards a confederal solution or to a solution which could end up in divorce.
According to Mr Smith, this might require "a new constitution, written perhaps, to enshrine national standards and common values and to frame a more formal, confederal architecture of British Government, including at a more local level in England, as in Wales and Scotland".
The SSPLA manifesto calls for the establishment of a "United Sudan base on confederal system" [sic].
The party regretted the spat that emerged between the Shi'ite leader Muhammad Hussein Fadlallah and Maronite Cardinal Nasrallah Boutros Sfeir, which reawakened dormant concerns, ranging from outright division of the country to the adoption of a confederal system of government.
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