Definition of confederate adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    confederate

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//kənˈfedərət//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//kənˈfedərət//
     
     
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  1. 1belonging to a confederacy
  2. 2Confederate connected with the Confederate States the Confederate flag
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from late (ecclesiastical) Latin confoederatus, from con- ‘together’ + foederatus, based on foedus, foeder- ‘league, covenant’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: confederate

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