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noun as in advocacy of a strong central government

Strong matches

  • unionism
  • unitarianism

Weak match

  • republicanism

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Example Sentences

This means recovering the virtues of federalism, local self-rule and judicial restraint.

America has an obsession with federalism and delegating power down to progressively smaller authorities.

To some, this federalism itself defines the concept of America.

He surely knows everything explained here about constitutional interpretation and federalism.

They have taught about federalism and the separation of powers and the right to vote.

Les Gelb calls the proposal “federalism,” with three strong local governments within a single nation.

But the resolution demanded official status for the Russian language and a referendum on federalism.

Federalism will appeal primarily to an idea detached from reality.

This is your typical case of adultery, federalism, and chemical weapons.

And cramming this law down the throats of states that prefer less expansive gun laws is a serious blow to advocates of federalism.

After stating what Simple Repeal and what Federalism respectively meant, he proceeded to contrast their value.

Federalism and solidarity must take the place of tribal rivalry and national isolation.

Pickering's words sped over the country and became the political war cry of Federalism.

The study of federalism, as a system of government, has in recent times become a favorite subject for constitutional writers.

Many Frenchmen were convinced that Federalism would be the really liberal policy for them.


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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to federalism, such as: null, null, and null.

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