A fabian socialist, a gradualist socialist; a member of the Fabian Society.
(given name, male) borne by an early pope, rare in English.
Advocating that socialism be reached through a series of gradual and moderate reforms; believing in the slogan, The movement is everything, the goal is nothing; relating to the Fabian Society, a British socialist society advocating reformist socialism.
A political regime based on strong centralized government, suppressing through violence any criticism or opposition of the regime, and exalting nation, state, or religion above the individual.
A system of strong autocracy.
A member of a fascist party.
A proponent of fascism.
Of or relating to fascism.
Supporting the principles of fascism.
(informal) Considered to be unfairly oppressive or needlessly strict.
I have a boss.
Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Fixed Bit Index.
Federation of British Industry 1916-1965, forerunner of CBI (Confederation of British Industry).
Federal Communications Commission
A law-enforcement official of the FBI; short for federal agent.
Pertaining to a league or treaty; derived from an agreement or covenant between parties, especially between nations.
Pertaining to the national government level, as opposed to state, provincial, county, city, or town.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
proper noun (uncountable)
U.S. agency responsible for investigating and preventing crimes against the United States.
verb (federates, federating, federated)
To unite in a federation
federated, united in an alliance or federation
An array of nations or states that are unified under one central authority which is elected by its members.
The act of joining several states into the federation. (Australia)
It is 106 years since .
(Australian English) an architectural style popular around the time of federation.
Someone who attaches themselves to a group of people, much to the dismay of that group, and repeatedly shows up to participate in group activities despite attempts to get rid of, or "flush," that person.
The bottom or lower part of any room; the supporting surface of a room.
the room has a wooden floor
The lower inside surface of a hollow space
the ocean floor
the floor of a cave
A structure formed of beams, girders, etc, with proper covering, which divides a building horizontally into storeys/story, stories.
The supporting surface or platform of a structure such as a bridge.
A storey/story of a building.
live on the third floor
In a parliament, the part of the house assigned to the members, as opposed to the viewing gallery.
Hence, the right to speak at a given time in a legislative assembly.
the senator has the floor
be given the floor
(nautical) That part of the bottom of a vessel on each side of the keelson which is most nearly horizontal.
(mining) The rock underlying a stratified or nearly horizontal deposit.
(mining) A horizontal, flat ore body.
(mathematics) The largest integer less than or equal to a given number.
the floor of 4.5 is 4
From a different country.
Belonging to a different culture.
Eating with chopsticks was a foreign concept to him
Of an object, etc, in a place where it does not belong.
policy of a government in dealing with other country, countries or with activities overseas.
a government office or department charged with handling relations with other countries.
The cabinet official in charge of relationships with foreign nations. Secretary of State.
A government's policy relating to matters beyond its own jurisdiction: usually relations with other nations and international organisation, international organisations.
Used retrospectively, the sum of a leader or government's dealings and relations with other nations.
Bismarck's foreign policy.
A right or privilege officially granted to a person or a company by a government; an acknowledgment of a corporation's existence and ownership.
The authorization granted by a company to sell or distribute its goods or services in a certain area; the grantor or recipient of such authorization.
A legal exemption from jurisdiction.
The membership of a corporation or state; citizenship.
The right of vote, voting at a public election.
An excellent player in a team sport.
verb (franchis, es)
(transitive) To confer certain powers on; grant a franchise to; authorize.
(context, transitive, rare) To set free; invest with a franchise or privilege; enfranchise.
Franchise may refer to Jordan McPhee?. A basketball player from Canada.