from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to federalism.
  • [capitalized] Pertaining to the Federalist party in the United States.


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  • This more than anything should show our supporters the inner hypocrisy of these so-called federalistic circles.

    Mein Kampf

  • Number one, he's going to say that this law that was just passed, signed by the president is unconstitutional, is violative of federalistic principles, separation of powers.

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  • He said as the ANC was not married to labels of whether this model accords with a unitary or federalistic state but were motivated by the need to ensure that the model delivered basic services to the people.

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  • Communist Party alliance as a major concession to the federalistic demands of the Inkatha Freedom Party ...

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  • The creation and insuring of a strong central authority in contrast to the disorganized, federalistic system of the

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  • He was well aware that a federalistic and just Austria would have to grant independence to the Czecho-Slovaks.

    Independent Bohemia An Account of the Czecho-Slovak Struggle for Liberty

  • What made the affair especially dangerous at that time was the skill with which the true tendencies were concealed, by shoving federalistic intentions into the foreground as the sole motive for this activity.

    Mein Kampf

  • The moderates, though they lost some seats, were still in a majority; and the new Commission of Twenty-One had, as before, federalistic leanings.

    History of Holland

  • Like Canada, the US is a federalistic government, and so forth.

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  • What bothers me about remarks like Baucus's was that the Canadians had much the same type of deal going on as we have now when they implemented single-payer back in the 1970s, along with similar issues (i.e., how to implement the system within a federalistic system of government, etc).

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