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Another word for confederation

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Noun
  1. An association, especially of nations for a common cause

      1. An organization or confederation uniting various individuals, political units, etc.
      2. An organization at a college or university that provides facilities for recreation; a student union.
      3. A workhouse maintained by such a union.
      1. (Baseball) A major league club and all its farm teams.
      2. A body of persons organized for some specific purpose, as a club, union, or society
      3. The administrative personnel of such a structure:
      1. A compact or covenant made by nations, groups, or individuals for promoting common interests, assuring mutual protection, etc.
      2. A class or level of competition:
      3. An association or alliance of individuals, groups, or nations formed by such a covenant
      1. The act of uniting or of forming a union of states, groups, etc. by agreement of each member to subordinate its power to that of the central authority in common affairs
      2. A league or association formed by federating, especially a government or political body established through federal union.
      1. People, groups, nations, or states united for some common purpose
      2. A group of people who have united for unlawful practices; a conspiracy.
      3. A league or alliance formed by such a union; federation or confederation
      1. A long-term cooperative alliance among a small number of male lions or cheetahs, especially to gain access to females or territory.
      2. An alliance of factions, nations, etc., for some specific purpose, as of political parties in times of national emergency
      3. A combination; union
      1. A political bloc in certain European countries
      2. A combination of independent business organizations formed to regulate production, pricing, and marketing of goods by the members.
      3. An association of industrialists, business firms, etc. for establishing a national or international monopoly by price fixing, ownership of controlling stock, etc.; trust
      1. (Canada, politics) Bloc Québécois
      2. A group of legislators who, without regard to party affiliation, act together to advance some common interest of their constituents
      3. An alliance, often temporary, of political parties in a legislature
      1. Political or economic union; specif., the annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938
      1. A formal agreement establishing such an association, especially an international treaty of friendship.
      2. A close association of nations or other groups, formed to advance common interests or causes:
      3. An allying or being allied; specif., a union or joining, as of families by marriage
  2. A group of people united in a relationship and having some interest, activity, or purpose in common

      1. An organization at a college or university that provides facilities for recreation; a student union.
      2. 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
      3. A labor union.
      1. A group of women or girls joined together by common interests, for fellowship, etc.
      2. A chiefly social organization of women students at a college or university, usually designated by Greek letters.
      3. An association or a society of women.
      1. Companionship; company:
      2. The totality of people regarded as forming a community of interdependent individuals:
      3. An organization or association of persons engaged in a common profession, activity, or interest:
      1. The administrative personnel of such a structure:
      2. A group of persons organized for a particular purpose; an association or business.
      3. A body of persons organized for some specific purpose, as a club, union, or society
      1. A group of persons constituting an association formed for some special purpose
      2. (Ecclesiastical) Any of several grades of the Christian ministry:
      3. A condition in which freedom from disorder or disruption is maintained through respect for established authority:
      1. A compact or covenant made by nations, groups, or individuals for promoting common interests, assuring mutual protection, etc.
      2. A class or level of competition:
      3. An association or alliance of individuals, groups, or nations formed by such a covenant
      1. (Ecology) A group of species in a community that use similar environmental resources in a similar way, such as a group of songbirds that all glean insects from leaves.
      2. An association of persons of the same trade or pursuits, formed to protect mutual interests and maintain standards.
      3. Any association for mutual aid and the promotion of common interests
      1. A group of men (or, sometimes, men and women) joined together by common interests, for fellowship, etc.; specif., a Greek-letter college organization
      2. The state or quality of being brothers; fraternal relationship or spirit; brotherliness
      3. A social organization at a college or university, traditionally consisting of male students and designated by Greek letters.
      1. Companionship; friendly association
      2. The financial grant made to a fellow in a college or university.
      3. The companionship of individuals in a congenial atmosphere and on equal terms:
      1. The act of uniting or of forming a union of states, groups, etc. by agreement of each member to subordinate its power to that of the central authority in common affairs
      2. A league or association formed by federating, especially a government or political body established through federal union.
      1. An assembly or conference; specif., a formal assembly of representatives, as from various nations or churches, to discuss problems
      2. A single meeting, as of a political party or other group.
      3. An association or society
      1. A group of people organized for a common purpose, especially a group that meets regularly:
      2. The team playing for or representing such an organization
      3. (Sports) An athletic team or organization.
      1. The act of associating or the state of being associated.
      2. An organized body of people who have an interest, activity, or purpose in common; a society.
      3. An organization of persons having common interests, purposes, etc.; society; league
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    group