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federation

Pronunciation: /ˌfedəˈreɪʃən/

Translation of federation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (association) federación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • There is a power struggle going on in global sport between the owners of particular clubs, the national federations and the international organisations.
    • The three major trade union federations in Italy have organised a four-hour general strike for Friday 24 October.
    • Will trade unions within the federation fund international work?
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (joining) federación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • And, contrary to the claims of the fathers of federation, Australian nationalism was not progressive.
    • But by the time of Australian federation, nationalism had undergone a profound transformation.
    • Also, let's not kid ourselves about the roots of Australian nationalism, the fathers of federation and all the rest of it.

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