Part of speech:
The state of being a member.
A joining or being joined; coupling; union
The process or condition of adhering; adhesion.
Employment or period of employment, esp. in the performing arts
(Geom.) The point where three or more lines or planes meet
The state of being related to a larger whole
The association of a number of people in an enterprise for mutual benefits or profits
Something which supports. Often used attributively, as a complement or supplement to.
An agreement between two or more individuals to perpetrate a fraud or to commit an illegal act.
In England, a former combination of parishes for the joint administration of relief for the poor; also, a workhouse kept up by such a union
Mutual relationship; interconnection
(Grammar) Agreement between words in person, number, gender, or case.
The state of being allied
A similar union of more than two people; a polygamous marriage.
A mutual promise to marry; an engagement:
A logical or natural association between two or more things.
The state of being allied
The state of being allied
Relationship by descent from the same ancestor; blood relationship
The act of federating, especially a joining together of states into a league or federal union.
The act of sharing; possession in common; participation
An agreement between two or more governments or powers for cooperative action or policy:
Friendly feeling or attitude; friendliness
A combination into one body; a union.
A group of organisms living together in the same environment and forming a large, distinct component of a biome
An affiliating or being affiliated; connection, as with an organization, club, etc.
The grouping or positioning of teams, as in a conference or league.
A league or alliance; specif., independent nations or states joined in a league or confederacy whose central authority is usually confined to common defense and limited political cooperation
(--- Logic) A formal relationship between two propositions such that if the first is true then the second is necessarily or logically true
A serf or slave
A settlement or compromise between conflicting parties:
Something that connects, binds, or joins; bond; link
The merging of different elements into a union:
A sequence of numbers or letters used to open a combination lock.
(Chemistry) Facilitation or acceleration of one chemical process due to the presence or action of another.
(Sports) A group of teams organized to compete against one another
A group of people who have united for unlawful practices; a conspiracy.
A group of nations, parties, or persons united for common action:
An embankment or dike, especially in South Asia.
A relationship between individuals or groups that is characterized by mutual cooperation and responsibility, as for the achievement of a specified goal:
The region occupied by a group of interacting organisms.
An agreement between persons, groups, or nations; compact; covenant
A formal agreement between two or more nations, relating to peace, alliance, trade, etc.
An agreement or a covenant.
A cooperative society, store, etc.
An association or a combination, as of businesses, financial institutions, or investors, for the purpose of engaging in a joint venture.
A group or council of syndics
An entity, usually a business, created by a legislative act or by individuals who have agreed upon and filed articles of incorporation with the state government. Ownership in the corporation is typically represented by shares of stock. Furthermore, a corporation is legally recognized as an artificial person whose existence is separate and distinct from that of its shareholders who are not personally responsible for the corporation’s acts and debts. As an artificial person, a corporation has the power to acquire, own, and convey property, to sue and be sued, and such other powers of a natural person that the law may confer upon it. Abbreviated corp. See charter, corporate, and seal. An entity, usually a business, created by a legislative act or by individuals who have agreed upon and filed articles of incorporation with the state government. Ownership in the corporation is typically represented by shares of stock. Furthermore, a corporation is legally recognized as an artificial person whose existence is separate and distinct from that of its shareholders who are not personally responsible for the corporation’s acts and debts. As an artificial person, a corporation has the power to acquire, own, and convey property, to sue and be sued, and such other powers of a natural person that the law may confer upon it. Abbreviated corp. See charter, corporate, and seal.
A group gathered for social purposes
A corporation made up of a number of different companies that operate in diversified fields.
A combination of independent business organizations formed to regulate production, pricing, and marketing of goods by the members.
A combination of firms or corporations for the purpose of reducing competition and controlling prices throughout a business or industry.
(Colloquial) London Underground
A planning and acting together secretly, esp. for an unlawful or harmful purpose, such as murder or treason
A company that produces programs to be broadcast over such a network
A set of elements subject to the operations of addition and multiplication, in which the set is an abelian group under addition and associative under multiplication and in which the two operations are related by distributive laws.
An established political group organized to promote and support its principles and candidates for public office.
A group of musicians playing together, esp. upon wind and percussion instruments
A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
(Ecology) A subdivision of an association having one dominant species of plant.
Having a similar quality or character; analogous.
Similar or comparable in certain respects
That serves as an aid; auxiliary
Related by family; having the same ancestor
Of a secondary nature; subordinate:
Linked together coherently or logically
Existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; intrinsic:
Of like nature; similar
(Genetics) Exhibiting linkage.
Occurring or existing as something indefinite, as in time or position:
(Mathematics) Of, relating to, or designating two or more straight coplanar lines that do not intersect.
Being connected; associated.
Relating to the replacement of two of several atoms or groups in a compound, such as an amine in which two valences of the functional group are taken by carbon atoms.
(Mathematics) Having corresponding angles equal and corresponding line segments proportional. Used of geometric figures:
Of or resulting from joint action or association
Any of various central structures, such as the spinal column, or standard abstract lines used as a positional referent.
A mass of matter that is distinct from other masses:
An agreement of Presbyterians in Scotland in 1638 to oppose episcopacy
Exclusive control by one group of the means of producing or selling a commodity or service:
A particular type of connection existing between people related to or having dealings with each other:
Individual or specified judgment or outlook; opinion:
Political or economic union; specif., the annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938
An occurring together; coincidence
(Proper) North Atlantic Treaty Organization
(Poetic) The marriage bed.
- Union implies a close, permanent alliance and suggests complete unity of purpose and interest
- Confederacy and confederation in political usage refer to a combination of independent states for the joint exercise of certain governmental functions, as defense or customs
- Coalition implies a temporary alliance of opposing parties, factions, etc., as in times of emergency
- League , often interchangeable with alliance , stresses formality of organization and definiteness of purpose
- Alliance refers to any association entered into for mutual benefit
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