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alignment

a·lign·ment (a·line·ment)

alignment (alinement)

 
pronunciation:
laIn mnt
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of arranging, adjusting, or forming into a straight line, logical sequence, or coordinated system.
similar words:
adjustment
definition 2: the state of being aligned; arrangement in a straight line or logical order.
similar words:
true
definition 3: the state of being in proper adjustment for efficient coordinated function.
When the wheels are in alignment the car doesn't swerve.
similar words:
adjustment, true
definition 4: the appropriate or expected relationship of one thing to another or others.
His actions are not in alignment with his professed beliefs.
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