Definition of new federalism in English:

new federalism

noun

US
Politics
  • Any recent or different approach to federalism; specifically a policy proposing the devolution of power and responsibility from the central government of a federation to its individual components.

Origin

Early 20th century. From new + federalism. Compare new federalist.

Pronunciation

new federalism

/ˌnjuː ˈfɛd(ə)rəlɪz(ə)m//ˌnjuː ˈfɛd(ə)r(ə)lɪz(ə)m/