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Definition of "federal department" [federal department]

  • A department of the federal government of the United States (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "federal department" in a sentence
  • "Although final rescheduling determinations are made by DEA, the review process relies heavily on recommendations from HHS, the federal department that oversees NCI."
  • "Nine GOP presidential contenders bashed President Obama, vowed allegiance to the Constitution's 10th Amendment on states' rights and detailed the federal department they would most like to eliminate in a two-hour debate sponsored by Fox News and Google."
  • "The public has huge huge concerns about energy issues, and the idea that McCain would have gotten rid of the federal department dealing with energy -- what does that say about his judgement?"
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