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A joining together of states or nations in a league or association; the league itself. An unincorporated association of persons for a common purpose.


noun affiliation, alliance, amalgamation, association, centralization, coalition, combination, combine, concert, confederacy, confederation, cooperation, federal union, integration, league, merger, organized body, pool, syndicate, unification, union
Associated concepts: labor federation, unincorporated association
See also: alliance, association, body, cartel, chamber, coaction, coalescence, coalition, committee, compact, company, confederacy, consolidation, contact, contribution, cooperative, corporation, enterprise, integration, league, merger, organization, partnership, pool, society, sodality, syndicate, union
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PESHAWAR -- President Pakistan Badminton Federation and former information minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mian Iftikhar Hussain Saturday disclosed that the 53rd National Badminton Championship will be organized in Rawalpindi from January 28-31, 2014.
In messages sent to the President of the Republic, the federations underline that these presidential measures are likely to endow Tunisian sports, all disciplines included, with the attributes of success on the national, continental and international levels, in accordance with the ambitious objectives set in the presidential programme "Together We Meet Challenges" for this sector.
Some of the most active sports federations receive accolades for drawing the most "fanatical" crowds and for organizing tournaments and other competitions.
The United Jewish Communities, an umbrella of 155 Jewish federations throughout North America, planned to honor ``the stars of our system,'' said Howard Rieger, president and CEO of the New York-based organization.
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And as the United States remains a unilateral superpower, the federation of American unions becomes an even greater player on the world stage through its acceptance or rejection of the standards of global trade.
In turn, the state federations are affiliated with AFT, the national organization.
Union democracy and nationalist effectiveness - the first a concern perpetual among union reformers, the second common among national union centers - thus became issues between the rival Arab federations.
In 2007, under the presidency of Mustapha Larfaoui, FINA comprises 194 National Member Federations in the five continents.
Federations whose 1999 campaigns have already topped 1998 totals include: Atlanta Jewish Federation, Inc.
Through this partnership, entirely new categories of applications can be added to Identity Federations and organizations can identify new opportunities to form closer business relationships, improve customer service, accelerate execution of partnerships, and cut identity management costs.
In so doing, we are creating federations of respected voices that prosper on their own terms.

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