• IPA: /ˈfɛdəɹəl/, /ˈfɛdɹəl/

federal (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations.
    • The Romans compelled them, contrary to all federal right, […] to part with Sardinia.
  2. Pertaining to the national government level, as opposed to state, provincial, county, city, or town.
Translations Translations Noun

federal (plural federals)

  1. (US) A law-enforcement official of the FBI; a federal agent.
  2. A supporter of federation.
  3. (historical) A unionist soldier in the American Civil War.
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: федера́л


federal (plural federals)

  1. A member of a Federal Party

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