Translation of confederation in Spanish:


confederación, n.

Pronunciation /kənfɛdəˈreɪʃ(ə)n//kənˌfɛdəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/


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    (alliance, association)
    confederación feminine
    • Prior to the 19th century, the region's social structure - outside of a few major cities, including Baghdad - was organized primarily around relatively isolated tribal confederations.
    • The measures were endorsed by government and opposition parties, as well as the main trade union confederations, but were opposed by the independent union movements that are popular amongst public sector workers.
    • So Britain and Spain had access to Indian groups and lent expertise in aiding Indian confederations and alliances.
    • Membership in the Astronomical League, a confederation of amateurs and their organizations, has doubled in the last decade to 20,000 members.
    • Currently, three confederations of peasant organizations work to promote peasants' interests in national public policy discussion and occasionally intervene to support peasants in land conflicts.
    • The stoppage was organised by one of the trade union confederations representing Alitalia employees.
    • With the elements of national power coalescing at the tactical level of war, a loose confederation of governmental agencies at the combatant commander level is simply insufficient.
    • It is just one sign of both a blatant and subtle shift in strategy among the loose confederation of different organisations that make up the peace movement, now that war has started.
    • Third, the semiconductor business is importantly shaped by confederations of producers banding together to promote technology standards.
    • ‘As soon as it is ready, we will give it to all member federations and confederations in order to show there is transparency and the figures given are not rumours,’ Blatter said.
    • I know that the legislation is not supported by the confederation of iwi in Tainu.
    • As organizations, each national party is a decentralized and loose confederation of state parties and of other affiliated groups.
    • The actions were called by all seven of the main trade union confederations and all the parties of the left, including the Socialist Party.
    • The action, which is officially a one-day strike called by all the trade union federations and confederations, will be continued indefinitely by many workers.
    • The US party system is a loose confederation of parties drawn into a nominal two-party system.
    • Italy has had three politically diverse and competing union confederations since the onset of the cold war.
    • Hours after the elections, the employers confederation demanded more liberalisation, privatisation and deregulation of the economy, as well as wage controls and cuts in public spending.
    • Caritas is a confederation of organisations (local, national, and regional) to spread solidarity and social justice throughout the world.
    • It needs an international confederation of loyal, corrupt, authoritarian governments in poorer countries to push through unpopular reforms and quell the mutinies.
    • It's a distinction that chafes Chinwe Okelu, former chair of the Mill Woods Presidents' Council, a confederation of community leagues.