a.1.Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations; constituted by a compact between parties, usually governments or their representatives.
2.Composed of states or districts which retain only a subordinate and limited sovereignty, as the Union of the United States, or the Sonderbund of Switzerland.
Federal Congress
See under Congress.
n.1.See Federalist.
Noun1.Federal - a member of the Union Army during the American Civil War
2.Federal - any federal law-enforcement officer
Adj.1.federal - national; especially in reference to the government of the United States as distinct from that of its member units; "the Federal Bureau of Investigation"; "federal courts"; "the federal highway program"; "federal property"
2.federal - of or relating to the central government of a federation; "a federal district is one set aside as the seat of the national government"
3.Federal - being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the Civil War; "Union soldiers"; "Federal forces"; "a Federal infantryman"
Synonyms: Union
4.federal - characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is divided between one central and several regional authorities; "a federal system like that of the United States"; "federal governments often evolved out of confederatons"
unitary - characterized by or constituting a form of government in which power is held by one central authority; "a unitary as opposed to a federal form of government"
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