noun. ['ˈfɛdɝəˌlɪzəm, ˈfɛdrəˌlɪzəm'] the idea of a federal organization of more or less self-governing units.
- political theory
- political orientation
- -ism (English)
- federal (English)
- fédéral (French)
Words that Rhyme with Federalism
Example sentences of the word federalism
1. Noun, singular or mass
The sharing of governance is known as federalism, and power is also shared with state and local governments.