Definition of Coalition

1. Noun. An organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty.




2. Noun. The state of being combined into one body.
Exact synonyms: Fusion
Generic synonyms: Unification, Union
Specialized synonyms: Alliance, Confederation, Federalisation, Federalization
Derivative terms: Coalesce

3. Noun. The union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts.

Definition of Coalition

1. n. The act of coalescing; union into a body or mass, as of separate bodies or parts; as, a coalition of atoms.

Definition of Coalition

1. Noun. A temporary group or union of organizations, usually formed for a particular advantage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coalition

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coalition

coalified
coalifies
coalify
coalifying
coaling
coaling station
coalingite
coalise
coalised
coalises
coalising
coalite
coalited
coalites
coaliting
coalition (current term)
coalition of the willing
coalitional
coalitionary
coalitioner
coalitioners
coalitionism
coalitionist
coalitionists
coalitions
coalize
coalized
coalizes
coalizing
coalless

Literary usage of Coalition

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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"PREPARATIONS FOB A SECOND coalition (1681-1682 AD) But if France thus made herself the accomplice of the enterprises and the ambition of the king, ..."

2. English Constitutional History from the Teutonic Conquest to the Present Time by Thomas Pitt Taswell-Langmead (1905)
"The coalition Minis- <T, 1783- of this country has exercised the prerogative of refusing the royal assent to a Bill which has passed both Houses,1 but it is ..."

3. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1871)
"... composition of Mr. Pitt s own coalition. ministry, which was scarcely less a coalition than that which he had overthrown and covered with opprobrium, ..."

4. The Constitutional History of England Since the Accession of George the by Thomas Erskine May (1906)
"... composition of Mr. Pitt's own coalition. ministry, which was scarcely less a coalition than that which he had overthrown and covered with opprobrium, ..."

5. History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America by Henry Wilson (1874)
"Majority opposed to the coalition. — Minority in favor. — William Jackson. — Campaign paper. ... coalition. — Mr. Sumner's speech in Faneuil Hall. ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"The result was that a coalition took place between men like Cartier, ... The coalition Government took office in 1864, committed to the policy of a federal ..."

7. Whigs and Whiggism: Political Writings by Benjamin Disraeli (1914)
"When, the Budget having been defeated, the coalition Government under Lord Aberdeen ... coalition " was the first leading article published in the organ, ..."

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