Definition of federally in English:



  • By means of the central government as distinguished from the separate units constituting a federation.

    ‘federally funded projects’
    • ‘over 20 million acres of federally administered forests’
    • ‘The Association maintains its cash in deposit accounts, which, at times, may exceed federally insured limits.’
    • ‘The legislation devolved substantial responsibility to the states for all federally funded transportation programs.’
    • ‘Sixty percent of the more than 65,000 students in the DC school system qualify for the federally subsidized meal program.’
    • ‘Today the Navajo Nation is the largest federally recognised Indian tribe in the US.’
    • ‘Speakers discussed the federally backed insurance program to help livestock producers reduce market risk.’
    • ‘Plan sponsors have a federally mandated responsibility to make sure retirement savings plans are focused on serving the best interests of the plan participants.’
    • ‘The case of salmonella was found in a federally inspected plant.’
    • ‘His company's plan is to tunnel from the national forest to the federally protected wilderness area a mile away.’
    • ‘This problem can be approached locally, as well as federally.’
    • ‘Legislators had introduced legislation both federally and in California that addressed records retention.’



/ˈfed(ə)rəlē/ /ˈfɛd(ə)rəli/