Federal vs Union what difference

what is difference between Federal and Union

English

Alternative forms

  • fœderal (archaic)
  • fœderall (obsolete)

Etymology

From French fédéral, from Latin stem foeder- of foedus (covenant, league, treaty, alliance).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛdəɹəl/, /ˈfɛdɹəl/

Adjective

federal (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations.
    • 1701, Nehemiah Grew, Cosmologia Sacra
      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.

Derived terms

  • quasifederal

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

  • fed (noun)

Translations

Anagrams

  • Elfreda

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /fə.dəˈɾal/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /fe.deˈɾal/
  • Rhymes: -al

Adjective

federal (masculine and feminine plural federals)

  1. federal

Derived terms

  • federalisme
  • federalista
  • federalment

Further reading

  • “federal” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “federal” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “federal” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “federal” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Indonesian

Etymology

From Dutch federaal, from French fédéral, from Latin stem foeder- of foedus (covenant, league, treaty, alliance).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [fɛdəˈral]
  • Hyphenation: fè‧dê‧ral

Adjective

federal

  1. federal.

Related terms

Further reading

  • “federal” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɨðɨˈɾaɫ/
  • Hyphenation: fe‧de‧ral

Adjective

federal m or f (plural federais, comparable)

  1. federal

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French fédéral.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fe.deˈral/

Adjective

federal m or n (feminine singular federală, masculine plural federali, feminine and neuter plural federale)

  1. federal

Declension

Related terms

  • federație

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fedeˈɾal/, [fe.ð̞eˈɾal]
  • Hyphenation: fe‧de‧ral

Adjective

federal (plural federales)

  1. federal

Derived terms

Noun

federal m (plural federales)

  1. a federal law enforcement officer, usually belonging to the Mexican government

Related terms


Swedish

Adjective

federal (not comparable)

  1. federal

Declension

See also

  • delstatlig
  • global
  • kommunal
  • lokal
  • nationell
  • regional
  • statlig


English

Etymology

From Middle English unyoun, from Old French union, from Late Latin ūniō, ūniōnem (oneness, unity), from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈjuːn.jən/, /ˈjuː.ni.ən/

Noun

union (countable and uncountable, plural unions)

  1. (countable) The act of uniting or joining two or more things into one.
  2. (countable) The state of being united or joined; a state of unity or harmony.
  3. (countable) That which is united, or made one; something formed by a combination or coalition of parts or members; a confederation; a consolidated body; a league.
  4. (countable) A trade union; a workers’ union.
  5. (countable) An association of students at a university for social and/or political purposes; also in some cases a debating body.
  6. (countable) A joint or other connection uniting parts of machinery, such as pipes.
  7. (countable, set theory) The set containing all of the elements of two or more sets.
  8. (countable) The act or state of marriage.
  9. (uncountable, archaic, euphemistic) Sexual intercourse.
  10. (countable, programming) A data structure that can store any of various types of item, but only one at a time.
  11. (countable, now rare, archaic) A large, high-quality pearl.
  12. (historical) An affiliation of several parishes for joint support and management of their poor; also the jointly-owned workhouse.

Synonyms

  • (the act of uniting): junction, coalition, combination

Derived terms

Related terms

  • reunion
  • reunification
  • unify
  • unity

Translations

Verb

union (third-person singular simple present unions, present participle unioning, simple past and past participle unioned)

  1. To combine sets using the union operation.

See also

  • intersection
  • Wikipedia article about unions in set theory

Adjective

union (comparative more union, superlative most union)

  1. Belonging to, represented by, or otherwise pertaining to a labour union.
    Actors have to be union to get work here.

Anagrams

  • iunno

Danish

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin ūniō, ūniōnem (oneness, unity), from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /uniˈoˀn/

Noun

union c (singular definite unionen, plural indefinite unioner)

  1. union

Inflection

Derived terms

  • personalunion
  • realunion

Further reading

  • “union” in Den Danske Ordbog
  • “union” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin ūniō, ūniōnem (oneness, unity), from Latin ūnus (one). Doublet of unie.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: u‧ni‧on

Noun

union m (plural unions)

  1. (US, obsolete) A trade union.
    Synonyms: syndicaat, vakbond

Esperanto

Noun

union

  1. accusative singular of unio

French

Etymology

From Old French union, borrowed from Late Latin ūniō, ūniōnem (oneness, unity), from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /y.njɔ̃/

Noun

union f (plural unions)

  1. union

Derived terms

Descendants

  • German: Union

Further reading

  • “union” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Friulian

Noun

union f (plural unions)

  1. union

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin ūniō, ūniōnem (oneness, unity), from Latin ūnus (one).

Noun

union m (definite singular unionen, indefinite plural unioner, definite plural unionene)

  1. union (of a political nature)

Derived terms

  • Sovjetunionen

References

  • “union” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “union” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin ūniō, ūniōnem (oneness, unity), from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʉnɪˈuːn/

Noun

union m (definite singular unionen, indefinite plural unionar, definite plural unionane)

  1. union (a political entity consisting of two or more state that are united)
  2. (mathematics) union (the set containing all of the elements of two or more sets.)

Derived terms

  • Sovjetunionen

References

  • “union” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Occitan

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin ūniō, ūniōnem (oneness, unity), from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

Noun

union f (plural unions)

  1. union

Related terms

  • unir

References

  • “union” in Dicod’òc

Old French

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin ūniō, ūniōnem (oneness, unity), from Latin ūnus (one).

Proper noun

union f (nominative singular union)

  1. Trinity (God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit)

Synonyms

  • Trinité

Descendants

  • English: union
  • French: union

Papiamentu

Etymology

From Spanish unión, ultimately from Latin ūnus (one).

Noun

union

  1. union

Piedmontese

Alternative forms

  • üniun

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin ūniō, ūniōnem (oneness, unity), from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /yˈnjuŋ/

Noun

union f (plural union)

  1. union

Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin ūniō, ūniōnem (oneness, unity), from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

Noun

union c

  1. union (a body with many members)

Declension

Derived terms

  • unionsupplösning

See also

  • fackförening
  • federation
  • förbund
  • förening
  • kår
  • studentkår

Further reading

  • union in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)

Venetian

Etymology

Borrowed from Late Latin ūniō, ūniōnem (oneness, unity), from Latin ūnus (one).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /uˈnjoŋ/

Noun

union f (invariable)

  1. union

Related terms

  • unir

Welsh

Etymology

un (one) +‎ iawn (right, correct)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪnjɔn/
    Note: Despite being written as u, the vowel here is /ɪ/ in all parts of Wales.

Adjective

union (feminine singular union, plural union, equative unioned, comparative unionach, superlative unionaf)

  1. exact

Derived terms

  • unioni (to straighten; to rectify, to redress)

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