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  • verb Present participle of federalise.


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  • Heffer writes that, It may take this, or perhaps even one more federalising pile of dishonesty after it, to push us to breaking point: but we will break.

    Take back our government Richard 2008

  • Bipartisan bill making for intrusion by federalising education less control by local and state organs?

    Bush is "simply too stuntedly ill-informed and reality-detached." Ann Althouse 2007

  • Of the number of those schools to be closed in the scheme I would be ready enough to agree to give further consideration to federalising them, but by refusing this what answer is there?

    Archive 2007-12-01 2007

  • Doesn't sound like Blair would be welcome as President of a rapidly federalising European state.

    If it Quacks Like a Constitution... 2007

  • This highly federalising move is being promoted by EU Kommissars as a means of making EU funding "more transparent", for which the commission is prepared to court unpopularity.

    Taxing times Richard 2004

  • Far from increasing the accountability and democracy of the European Union, therefore, this is a profoundly federalising provision which relegates national parliaments to a junior, subordinate position in the hierarchy of the Union.

    A role for national parliaments Richard 2004

  • The Archduke also furthered a policy known as Trialism, that of federalising the Dual Monarchy by constituting the Slav provinces as the third of its component groups.

    The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.) John Holland Rose 1898

  • A V-CX would fit nicely, in EMC product naming terms, alongside the Symmetrix V-Max and the coming V-Plex array federalising box.

    Channel Register Team Register 2010

  • "We have seen a trend of using the terrorist label and federalising a lot of criminal activities that would have gotten a far less stringent sentence before."

    Blogposts | 2009

  • 10:29: The fact that people move from state to state is an argument for federalising everything, not just marriage law, Mr Romney.

    The Economist: Daily news and views 2011


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