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alliance

al·li·ance

alliance

 
 
pronunciation:
laI ns
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part of speech: noun
definition: a group of people, countries, or groups that share certain goals and agree to work together.
Students formed an alliance against the school bullies.The three countries formed an alliance during the war.
synonyms:
assembly, association, confederacy, federation, guild, league, society, union
similar words:
confederation, cooperative, council, movement, partnership
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