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Another word for cartel

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Noun
  1. A combination of businesses closely interconnected for common profit

      1. Firm belief in the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing; confidence or reliance:
      2. The condition and resulting obligation of having confidence placed in one:
      3. One in which confidence is placed.
      1. An association of people or firms formed to promote a common interest or carry out a business enterprise.
      2. A loose affiliation of gangsters in control of organized criminal activities.
      3. An agency that sells articles, features, or photographs for publication in a number of newspapers or periodicals simultaneously.
      1. A small body of still water.
      2. An accumulation of standing liquid; a puddle:
      3. A deep or still place in a stream.
      1. To bring into a state of unity; make united:
      2. To join (two or more substances) to make a single substance, such as a chemical compound; mix.
      3. To have, exhibit, or involve in combination:
  2. A group of individuals united in a common cause

      1. A circular object, form, line, or arrangement.
      2. A small circular band, generally made of precious metal and often set with jewels, worn on the finger.
      3. A circular band used for carrying, holding, or containing something:
      1. A social gathering especially for pleasure or amusement:
      2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
      3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
      1. A group of persons forming a cohesive, usually contentious minority within a larger group.
      2. Conflict within an organization or nation; internal dissension:
      1. To bring into a state of unity; make united:
      2. To join (two or more substances) to make a single substance, such as a chemical compound; mix.
      3. To have, exhibit, or involve in combination:
      1. The act of combining or the state of being combined.
      2. The result of combining.
      3. An alliance of persons or parties for a common purpose; an association.
      1. An alliance, especially a temporary one, of people, factions, parties, or nations.
      2. A combination into one body; a union.
      3. A long-term cooperative alliance among a small number of male lions or cheetahs, especially to gain access to females or territory.
      1. A group of nations, parties, or persons united for common action:
      2. An often bipartisan coalition of legislators acting together for a common purpose or interest:
    See also:

    group

  3. An association, especially of nations for a common cause

      1. The act of uniting or the state of being united.
      2. A combination so formed, especially an alliance or confederation of people, parties, or political entities for mutual interest or benefit.
      3. A set, every member of which is an element of one or another of two or more given sets.
      1. The act or process of organizing:
      2. The state or manner of being organized:
      3. A manner of accomplishing something in an orderly or efficient way:
      1. An association of states, organizations, or individuals for common action; an alliance.
      2. An association of teams or clubs that compete chiefly among themselves.
      3. A class or level of competition:
      1. The act of federating, especially a joining together of states into a league or federal union.
      2. A league or association formed by federating, especially a government or political body established through federal union.
      1. The act of forming into or becoming part of a confederacy.
      2. The state of being confederated.
      3. A group of confederates, especially of states or nations, united for a common purpose; a league.
      1. A union of persons, parties, or states; a league.
      2. The persons, parties, or states joined in such a union.
      3. The Confederate States of America.
      1. An alliance, especially a temporary one, of people, factions, parties, or nations.
      2. A combination into one body; a union.
      3. A long-term cooperative alliance among a small number of male lions or cheetahs, especially to gain access to females or territory.
      1. A group of nations, parties, or persons united for common action:
      2. An often bipartisan coalition of legislators acting together for a common purpose or interest:
      1. political or economic union; specif., the annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938
      1. A close association of nations or other groups, formed to advance common interests or causes:
      2. A formal agreement establishing such an association, especially an international treaty of friendship.
      3. A connection based on kinship, marriage, or common interest; a bond or tie: