Definition of "federalism"
  1. A system where power is divided between a central governing authority and constituent units like states, with each having significant lawmaking abilities
How to use "federalism" in a sentence
  1. The United States embodies the principle of federalism in its constitution, allowing both the national government and each state to have their own lawmaking powers.
  2. Federalism ensures that states maintain some sovereignty and can make decisions according to their local needs and circumstances.
  3. The balance of power in a system of federalism can influence the lives of citizens, as both state and federal laws impact various aspects of daily life.

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