HyperDic: coalition

English > 3 senses of the word coalition:
NOUNgroupcoalition, alliance, alignment, alinementan organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
statecoalition, fusionthe state of being combined / combined into one body / body
actcoalition, coalescence, coalescency, concretion, conglutinationthe union of diverse things into one body or form or group
coalition > pronunciation
Soundskow.ahlih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > coalition: 3 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty.
Synonymsalliance, alignment, alinement
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
English > coalition: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being combined / combined into one body / body.
Synonymfusion
Narroweralliance, confederationThe state of being allied or confederated
federalization, federalisationThe state of being under federal control
Broaderunion, unificationThe state of being joined or united or linked
Spanishcoalición, fusión
Catalancoalició, fusió
Verbscoalescemix together different elements
English > coalition: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts.
Synonymscoalescence, coalescency, concretion, conglutination
Broaderunion, unification, uniting, conjugation, jointureThe act of making or becoming a single unit
Spanishcoalescencia
Catalancoalescència, fusió, incorporació, unió
Verbscoalescemix together different elements
coalescefuse or cause to grow together

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