Translation of federation in Spanish:

federation

federación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌfɛdəˈreɪʃ(ə)n//fɛdəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    (association)
    federación feminine
    • The international federation has organized regular sports events for organ recipients to advocate organ donation and transplant worldwide.
    • 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.
    • Union leaders at the executive council meeting did find common ground around dramatic proposals to strengthen state labor federations and central labor councils.
    • This federation of Independent churches, now some 30-40 strong, has been successful in the south amongst the unchurched.
    • There is a power struggle going on in global sport between the owners of particular clubs, the national federations and the international organisations.
    • The bus workers belong to a federation of 63 unions with a total of more than 17,000 members.
    • Large parts of Italy came to a standstill yesterday, when 13 million workers followed a call by the three main union federations for an eight-hour general strike.
    • Will trade unions within the federation fund international work?
    • It took decades for them to organise into federations of trade unions.
    • The idea is to target international sports federations and organisers to get them to bring high profile events to Ireland,
    • Balfour said yesterday that he recognised the autonomy of sports federations, but autonomy needed accountability and responsibility.
    • Also coming up is a federation cabaret and flower arranging display as well as the federation Christmas party taking place in December.
    • The main trade union federations and professional associations called protest demonstrations for Saturday.
    • The three major trade union federations in Italy have organised a four-hour general strike for Friday 24 October.
    • The union federations called six one-day general strikes in 18 months.
    • On Friday Bill Jordan, head of the international federation of trade unions led a group of less than 100 people in a silent protest as the trade talks began.
    • In spite of these difficulties, a true federation of independent laboratories still does exist.
    • A 36-hour general strike called by three union federations in Argentina virtually shut down the nation of 37 million inhabitants last week.
    • On March 21 several union federations launched a 24-hour general strike in Argentina.
    • Although there have been job cuts in the public sector, public sector unions have become proportionately larger within the union federation.
  • 2

    (joining)
    federación feminine
    • But by the time of Australian federation, nationalism had undergone a profound transformation.
    • And, contrary to the claims of the fathers of federation, Australian nationalism was not progressive.
    • Also, let's not kid ourselves about the roots of Australian nationalism, the fathers of federation and all the rest of it.
    • This interpretation of the motives of the fathers of federation hardened later into an unshakable conviction.
    • In a referendum in 1992, Montenegrins voted in favour of federation with Serbia and Kosovo.
    • The proposed European federation is unprecedented: no democracy has ever merged with another to form such an entity.
    • It goes to the heart of our founding fathers' vision of federation that all voices in all states of Australia be represented and have influence in Australian society.
    • And some type of federation, where all tribes, all people are represented, is the best hope that we can have for that country.