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 Meanings and Examples of FEDERAL
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federal
 a.  of or relating to central government; national
Classic Sentence:
1  This therefore contains the power of war and peace, leagues and alliances, and all the transactions, with all persons and communities without the commonwealth, and may be called federative, if any one pleases.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
2  The same holds also in regard of the federative power, that and the executive being both ministerial and subordinate to the legislative, which, as has been shewed, in a constituted commonwealth is the supreme.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence: (91 in 7 pages)
16  Last month, a federal grand jury began mulling evidence in the case.
17  They are proscribed by federal law from owning guns.
18  The United States is the archetype of a federal society.
19  Managers deliberately obscured the real situation from federal investigators.
20  When the development bubble burst, federal regulators started probing the balance sheets of the biggest banks.
21  The federal government isn't doing enough to find a cure.
22  The federal government gambled hundreds of thousands of dollars in research funds to work on the project.
23  The fund has been used largely to finance the construction of federal prisons.
24  He proposes that businesses should pay taxes to the federal government.
25  The schools are screaming for federal aid.
26  The federal government apportioned money among the states.
27  Shelling from federal army tanks razed half the houses in the Croat-populated part of Glina.
28  A federal judge upheld the undercover methods used in the case.
29  Sullivan expressed sympathy for the striking federal workers.
30  The newspaper was asked by federal agents for assistance and agreed to comply.