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 (fĕd′ər-ə-līz′, fĕd′rə-)
tr.v. fed·er·al·ized, fed·er·al·iz·ing, fed·er·al·iz·es
1. To unite in a federal union.
2. To subject to the authority of a federal government; put under federal control.

fed′er·al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
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Noun1.federalization - the state of being under federal control; "the federalization of postal service"
coalition, fusion - the state of being combined into one body
2.federalization - the act of being put under federal control
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
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The federalization of security in airports could address the concern of the effectiveness of existing private airport security.
A robust, well-thought-out and expanded system of local governance is not in conflict with federalization, as the Swiss put it.
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TEHRAN (FNA)- It is possible to save Ukraine's territorial integrity only by federalization, German Economy Minister and Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said in an interview to Sunday's Welt am Sonntag, published on Saturday.
Protesters have stepped up demonstrations in recent days in support of federalization across Ukraine's eastern and southeastern regions, calling for Crimea-style referendums on the status of their regions within Ukraine.
* More federalism, less federalization: "No single layer of security is foolproof," the 9/11 commissioners correctly stated--while calling for broad-based federalization of police powers and identification papers.
The move to amend the Constitution through a constituent assembly (Con-ass) is an effort to ram down the nation's collective throat the shift to federalization even while obscuring the key issue of dynastic rule in the country.
Former Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisa, several days ago stressed that "The federalization of Macedonia is the only way to solve the interethnic crisis", which urged new debates.
The interim Kiev government, backed by the Western allies, refused to recognize the legitimacy of any of these decisions and continued the military operation launched mid-April against the federalization protesters in the regions.