# Division of powers in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Division of powers

a principle of the U.S. Constitution that allows certain powers to be given to the federal and others to state governments

Examples of Division of powers in a sentence

The founding fathers decided on a division of powers that gives some power to the states and other to the central government. 🔊

Under the division of powers principle, the states are responsible for many parts of education. 🔊

Division of power divides power and responsibilities between both the national and state governments. 🔊

The U.S. Constitution provides for a division of powers between the federal and state systems.  🔊

Division of powers stops one primary ruler from taking over whole power of a federalist country and places some of the decision making in the states’ hands.  🔊

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