Anti-federal

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Anti-federal an-ti-fed′e-ral opposed to federalism; applied to the U.S. party whose fundamental principle was opposition to the strengthening of the national government at the expense of the States. Later names for the party were Republican, Democratic Republican, and Democratic alone
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Usage

In literature:

Both Federalism and anti-Federalism were the mixed issue of an interest and a theory.
"The Promise Of American Life" by Herbert David Croly
The Bill, I repeat, must be anti-Federal, centrifugal.
"The Framework of Home Rule" by Erskine Childers
That which was denominated anti-federal, had generally opposed those measures.
"The Life of George Washington, Vol. 5 (of 5)" by John Marshall
In the Senate he became a strong representative of the anti-Federal party, and acted with it until his term expired in 1794.
"Hidden Treasures" by Harry A. Lewis
This has been sufficiently explained in the chapter on Federalism and Anti-Federalism, and need not be dwelt upon.
"History of the United States, Volume 3 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Federalism and anti-Federalism, II.
"History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
But the objections were not on anti-federal grounds, but on constitutional points.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
But the objections were not on anti-federal grounds, but on constitutional points.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III. 1791-1804" by Thomas Paine
ANTI-FEDERALISTS, the political party in the United States which after the formation of the Federal constitution in 1787 opposed its ratification.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
The same considerations should have induced the Anti-Federal party to acquiesce in the ratification of the Constitution.
"Inquiry Into the Origin and Course of Political Parties in the United States" by Martin Van Buren
Fugitives were sent back promptly by Federal generals, and anti-slavery songs forbidden in the camps.
"Liberty In The Nineteenth Century" by Frederic May Holland
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In poetry:

In ignorance, deafness, blindness, in the cities by the sea,
With waste of time and of money, and with local jealousy;
With Anti-Federal envy, and personal paltriness,
They are seeking a site for a city—while Australia moans in distress.
"The Federal City" by Henry Lawson

In news:

The United States is investigating whether Oracle violated federal anti-bribery laws in some of its business dealings overseas, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Two anti-war activists have been convicted in federal court of misdemeanor trespassing at central Missouri's Whiteman Air Force Base to protest the use of unmanned military drones .
While federal anti-kickback regulations can be confusing, all you really need to know is contained in AMA Ethics Opinion 8.06.
Anti-foreclosure activists target Fannie Mae , federal lawmakers.
We Need Federal Anti-SLAPP Legislation, But Sen Kyl's " Free Press Act of 2012" Isn't the Answer (Yet).
CNN — A federal judge on Monday dismissed the latest lawsuit filed by champion cyclist Lance Armstrong aimed at halting the US Anti-Doping Agency's case against him.
US — A federal judge on Monday dismissed the latest lawsuit filed by champion cyclist Lance Armstrong aimed at halting the US Anti-Doping Agency's case against him.
McALLEN, Texas — Federal prosecutors announced charges Thursday against four officers from a South Texas anti-drug task force who they say took thousands of dollars in bribes to help guard large shipments of cocaine.
Federal regulators are turning up the heat to reduce the alarming quantity of dangerous, costly, and unnecessary anti-psychotic drugs prescribed to seniors to quell dementia-related anxiety—not just in nursing homes, but in hospitals too.
This picture shows the aftermath of a February 2012 incident in which anti-tax activist Joseph Andrew Stack flew a private airplane into the Austin, TX offices of the IRS, killing himself and a federal employee.
LOS ANGELES — A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced the man behind "Innocence of Muslims," the anti- Islam YouTube video that ignited bloody protests in the Muslim world, to one year in prison for violating parole.
Additionally, new federal electronics anti-counterfeiting laws are being passed.
A year after Congress gave the federal government the authority to regulate tobacco, anti-smoking activists are applauding the initial steps taken by the Food and Drug Administration to control cigarette marketing and advertising.
North Carolina senator Kay Hagan announced over the weekend that she will cosponsor federal legislation to ban anti-LGBT employment discrimination.
A federal judge has ordered the man behind a crudely produced anti-Islamic video that inflamed parts of the Middle East to be detained because he is a flight risk.
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In science:

The federal fund rate data and five parametric transitional densities after rotating 45 degrees anti clock-wise.
A test for model specification of diffusion processes
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