Federal in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Federal

relating to a state of government in which several states are united but are independent in internal affairs

Examples of Federal in a sentence

The United States is an inherently federal government with many separate yet unified states working together.  🔊

Governments that have multiple branches that work together yet manage their own internal affairs are considered federal.  🔊

A country with a government that is a monarchy or dictatorship had no federal system, as one person or organization has all the power consolidated.  🔊

The reason the United States has a federal system of government is to avoid the consolidation of power in one person.  🔊

America is the most readily identified example of a federal government, with its fifty states that have their own power yet still have a unified leader of the country.  🔊

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