Close similarity in nature or type; affinity:
People, groups, nations, or states united for some common purpose
An association or alliance of individuals, groups, or nations formed by such a covenant
An organization of persons having common interests, purposes, etc.; society; league
A transitory association of animals of the same species in which members join forces against another animal or animals to defend against an attack or gain access to a resource.
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
An association of two or more partners in a business enterprise
An association of people or firms formed to promote a common interest or carry out a business enterprise.
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
Political or economic union; specif., the annexation of Austria by Germany in 1938
A group of legislators who, without regard to party affiliation, act together to advance some common interest of their constituents
A written agreement between nations at war, esp. as to the exchange of prisoners
An organization that owns, controls, or sponsors an athletic team
An assembly or conference; specif., a formal assembly of representatives, as from various nations or churches, to discuss problems
The financial grant made to a fellow in a college or university.
A group of people with the same beliefs, interests, work, etc.
A similar association, as of merchants or artisans, in medieval times.
A group of persons living under a religious rule:
A group of people broadly distinguished from other groups by mutual interests, participation in characteristic relationships, shared institutions, and a common culture:
A chiefly social organization of women students at a college or university, usually designated by Greek letters.
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