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alliance

al·li·ance

alliance

 
 
pronunciation:
laI ns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of allying or condition of being allied.
His parents were not happy about his alliance with this strange girl.
synonyms:
affiliation, association, coalition, confederation, federation, union
similar words:
assembly, cooperation, incorporation, partnership, syndication
definition 2: a union of interested parties such as individuals, families, political entities, or organizations.
The countries formed an alliance during the war.
synonyms:
assembly, association, bloc, coalition, confederacy, federation, guild, league, society, union
similar words:
combine, confederation, cooperative, council, movement, partnership, pool
definition 3: a formal pact or agreement between or among nations.
synonyms:
agreement, compact, confederacy, confederation, convention, entente, league, pact, treaty, union
similar words:
contract, covenant
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