confederatie

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin confoederatio.

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Noun[edit]

confederatie f (plural confederaties, diminutive confederatietje n)

  1. an union or alliance of independent states or political organizations; a confederation

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Usage notes[edit]

In Belgian politics, the word is used by some parties to describe a federation where most decision power rests with the regional governments and parliaments.