federation

(redirected from federated)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia.
Related to federated: federated model

federation

an association of organizations formed to represent and advance their joint interests. In INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS there are both TRADE UNION federations, for example the Confederation of Shipbuilding and Engineering Unions, and federations of EMPLOYERS' ASSOCIATIONS, for example ENGINEERING EMPLOYERS' FEDERATION.
Full browser ?