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  • 1 Compact theory — is a theory relating to the development of some federal constitutions. Contents 1 Compact theory in the United States 2 Compact theory in Canada 3 See also 4 …

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  • 2 Compact Clause — n. Article I, Section 10, Clause 3 of the U.S. Constitution, prohibiting states to enter into compacts with other states or with foreign nations (i.e., interstate compacts) without the consent of Congress. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx… …

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  • 3 Federal — Fed er*al, a. [L. foedus league, treaty, compact; akin to fides faith: cf. F. f[ e]d[ e]ral. see {Faith}.] 1. Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations; constituted by a… …

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  • 4 Federal Congress — Federal Fed er*al, a. [L. foedus league, treaty, compact; akin to fides faith: cf. F. f[ e]d[ e]ral. see {Faith}.] 1. Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations; constituted …

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  • 5 federal — fed·er·al adj [Latin foeder foedus compact, league] 1: of or constituting a form of government in which power is distributed between a central authority and a number of constituent territorial units (as states) a federal government 2: of or… …

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  • 6 federal — [fed′ər əl] adj. [< L foedus (gen. foederis), a league, compact, treaty: see FAITH & AL] 1. of or formed by a compact; specif., designating or of a union of states, groups, etc. in which each member agrees to subordinate its governmental power …

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  • 7 Compact — Com pact (k[o^]m p[a^]kt), n. [L. compactum, fr. compacisci, p. p. compactus, to make an agreement with; com + pacisci to make an agreement. See {Pact}.] An agreement between parties; a covenant or contract. [1913 Webster] The law of nations… …

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  • 8 Compact of Free Association — The Compact of Free Association (COFA) defines the relationship that three sovereign states the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) and the Republic of Palau have entered into as associated states with …

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  • 9 Compact fluorescent lamp — Low energy light bulb redirects here. For other low energy bulbs, see LED lamp. The tubular type compact fluorescent lamp is one of the most popular types in Europe …

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  • 10 Compact car — North American 2005 Volkswagen Jetta sedan …

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  • 11 federal — adjective Etymology: Latin foeder , foedus compact, league; akin to Latin fidere to trust more at bide Date: 1660 1. archaic of or relating to a compact or treaty 2. a. formed by a compact between political units that surrender their individual… …

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  • 12 federal — /ˈfɛdərəl / (say feduhruhl), /ˈfɛdrəl / (say fedruhl) adjective 1. of or relating to a compact or a league, especially a league between nations or states. 2. a. relating to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct …

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  • 13 Federal Farmer — The Federal Farmer was an Anti Federalist who wrote a methodical assessment of the proposed United States Constitution that was among the more important documents of the constitutional ratification debate. The assessment appeared in the form of… …

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  • 14 Federal Assault Weapons Ban — The Federal Assault Weapons Ban (AWB) (or Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act) was a subtitle of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, a federal law in the United States that included a prohibition on… …

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  • 15 federal — federally, adv. federalness, n. /fed euhr euhl/, adj. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate states: the federal government of the U.S. 2. of,… …

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  • 16 federal — fed•er•al [[t]ˈfɛd ər əl[/t]] adj. 1) gov pertaining to or of the nature of a union of states, provinces, or areas under a central government distinct from the individual governments of the separate units: the federal government of the U.S[/ex]… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 federal — Belonging to the general government or union of the states. Founded on or organized under the Constitution of the United States. Pertaining to the national government of the United States. Of or constituting a government in which power is… …

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  • 18 federal — Belonging to the general government or union of the states. Founded on or organized under the Constitution of the United States. Pertaining to the national government of the United States. Of or constituting a government in which power is… …

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  • 19 federal side impact standard — Effective with the 1997 model year, all passenger cars are required to comply with Standard 214, side impact protection, as defined in the Code of Federal Regulations. Simply put, the entire structure, floor to roof, of all cars must be now be… …

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  • 20 Compact (voiture) — Segment automobile Le marché automobile est souvent analysé sous forme de segments ou catégories de voitures, qui indiquent le positionnement de chaque modèle sur le marché. Ces derniers sont en général catégorisés en fonction de la taille ou de… …

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