Act of joining together into a single (l) (l).
Array of (l) or states that are (l) under one central authority which is elected by its members.
Any (l) or organisation formed from separate groups or bodies.
(computing, telecommunications) A collection of network or telecommunication providers that offer interoperability.
- It is 106 years since federation .
(Australia) Of an architectural style popular around the time of federation.
* 2000 , Donald Denoon, Philippa Mein Smith, Marivic Wyndham, A History of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific ,
- We live in a federation house.
* 2002 , Andrew Swaffer, Katrina O'Brien, Darroch Donald, Australia: Handbook ,
- The Federation house claimed a unique place in architecture, even if it offended architects.
* 2010 , Adrian Franklin, Collecting the 20th Century ,
- Five Chimneys', 15 Maria St, T8563 0240. Comfortable accomodation in large ' federation house , spa, swimming pool.
- Plaster kookaburras from the 1930s would still look good in a nature-themed Federation house; h27 cm.
a member of a confederacy
an accomplice in a plot
(psychology) An actor who participates in a psychological experiment pretending to be a subject but in actuality working for the researcher (also known as a "stooge").
- He found some of his confederates in gaol.
of, relating to, or united in a confederacy
banded together; allied.
- All the swords / In Italy, and her confederate arms, / Could not have made this peace.
* , Youth's Antiphony, lines 11-12
*: Hour after hour, remote from the world's throng,
*: Work, contest, fame, all life's confederate pleas
To combine into a confederacy.