federal
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federal(
feh
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duh
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ruhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (relating to the form of government)
a. federal
After living under a monarchy, the 13 colonies formed a federal system of government.Después de haber vivido bajo una monarquía, las 13 colonias formaron un sistema de gobierno federal.
2. (relating to the central government)
a. federal
Teachers are hoping that schools in the state will have access to increased federal funding.Los profesores esperan que las escuelas del estado tengan acceso a una mayor financiación federal.
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federal
[ˈfedərəl]
adjective
1. federal
  • federal Reserve (System) (finanzas) Reserva (f) Federal
FEDERAL RESERVE La Federal Reserve (Reserva Federal) es el banco central de los Estados Unidos, establecida por el Congreso en 1913. Tiene cuatro funciones principales: gestionar la política monetaria nacional; supervisar y regular las instituciones bancarias y proteger los derechos financieros de los consumidores; mantener la estabilidad del sistema financiero, y proveer ciertos servicios financieros al gobierno, al pueblo estadounidense, a instituciones financieras y a instituciones extranjeras oficiales.
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federal [ˈfedərəl]
adjective
federal
noun
(US) (Hist) federal (m)
modifier
Federal Bureau (n) (US) Departamento (m) de Estado
Federal Bureau of Investigation (n) (US) FBI (m); Brigada (f) de Investigación Criminal
federal officer (n) (US) federal (m)
Federal Republic of Germany (n) República (f) Federal de Alemania
Federal Reserve Bank (n) (US) banco (m) de la Reserva Federal
Federal Reserve Board (n) (US) junta (f) de gobierno de la Reserva Federal
Federal Reserve System (n) (US) Reserva (f) Federal banco central de los EE. UU.; (banco central de los EE. UU.)
federal tax (n) impuesto (m) federal
note See culture box in entry FCC.
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federal
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federal(
feh
-
deh
-
rahl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (relative to a federation)
a. federal
El FBI echó a la policía del escenario del crimen aludiendo que se trataba de un delito federal.The FBI threw the police out from the crime scene, alluding to the fact that it was a federal crime.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (police force)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. federal
La vecina nos amenazó con llamar a los federales si no bajábamos la música de inmediato.Our neighbor threatened to call the federales on us if we didn't lower the music immediately.
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federal
adjective
federal
Distrito Federal (México) Mexico City
los federales (México) the federals; the federal police
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federal government
el gobierno federal
federal presidential republic
la república federal presidencial
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distrito federal
federal district
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