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Another word for alliance

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Another word for alliance

Synonym Study

  • 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