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 alliance alliance

noun

  • the act of forming an alliance or confederation  ( alliance, confederation )
    the act of forming an alliance or confederation
  • a formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim  ( alliance )
    a formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim
  • an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty  ( alignment, alinement, alliance, coalition )
    an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
  • a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest  ( alliance, bond )
    a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest
     the shifting alliances within a large family
    the shifting alliances within a large family
     their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them
    their friendship constitutes a powerful bond between them
  • the state of being allied or confederated  ( alliance, confederation )
    the state of being allied or confederated


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