HyperDic: alinement

English > 1 sense of the word alinement:
NOUNgroupalinement, alliance, coalition, alignmentan organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
English > alinement: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty.
Synonymsalliance, coalition, alignment
MembersallyA friendly nation
NarrowerAlliesIn World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers
AlliesThe alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter of the United Nations in 1945
AxisIn World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations
Central PowersIn World War I the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies
Northern Alliance, United FrontA multiethnic alliance in Afghanistan who practice a moderate form of Islam and are united in their opposition to the Taliban
alliesAn alliance of nations joining / joining together to fight a common enemy
bloc, axisA group of countries in special alliance
combinationAn alliance of people or corporations or countries for a special purpose (formerly to achieve some antisocial end but now for general political or economic purposes)
entente, entente cordialeAn informal alliance between countries
popular frontA leftist coalition organized against a common opponent
world organization, world organisation, international organization, international organisation, global organizationAn international alliance involving many different countries
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Oppositenonalignment, nonalinementPeople (or countries) who are not aligned with other people (or countries) in a pact or treaty
Spanishalianza, coalición
Catalanaliança, coalició

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