What does Coalition mean?

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ˌkoʊ əˈlɪʃ ənCoali·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alliance, coalition, alignment, alinementnoun

    an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty

  2. coalition, fusionnoun

    the state of being combined into one body

  3. coalescence, coalescency, coalition, concretion, conglutinationnoun

    the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts


  1. coalitionnoun

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

    The Liberal Democrats and Conservative parties formed a coalition government in 2010.

    Etymology: From coalition, from alo.


  1. Coalition

    The term "coalition" is the denotation for a group formed when two or more people, factions, states, political parties, militaries etc. agree to work together temporarily in a partnership to achieve a common goal. The word coalition connotes a coming together to achieve a goal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coalitionnoun

    the act of coalescing; union into a body or mass, as of separate bodies or parts; as, a coalition of atoms

  2. Coalitionnoun

    a combination, for temporary purposes, of persons, parties, or states, having different interests


  1. Coalition

    A coalition is a pact or treaty among individuals or groups, during which they cooperate in joint action, each in their own self-interest, joining forces together for a common cause. This alliance may be temporary or a matter of convenience. A coalition thus differs from a more formal covenant. Possibly described as a joining of 'factions', usually those with overlapping interests rather than opposing.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Coalition

    kō-al-ish′un, n. act of coalescing, or uniting into one body: a union of persons, states, &c., which agree to sink their differences and act in common: alliance.—v.i. Cō′alise, to make an alliance.—n. Coali′tionist, one of a coalition.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. coalition

    An ad hoc arrangement between two or more nations for common action. See also alliance; multinational.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Coalition' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3794

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Coalition' in Nouns Frequency: #1530

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Coalition in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Coalition in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Coalition in a Sentence

  1. Prime Minister Robert Fico:

    We have reached an agreement on the will to create a government coalition and on the arrangement of relations in parliament and the cabinet.

  2. Deniz Baykal:

    I got the impression that he is open to all coalition solutions. I have the impression that he will have a positive approach to all models in this sense.

  3. Sean Ryan:

    Al Umarayn had given indications of posing an imminent threat to coalition forces, and Al Umarayn was involved in the killing of American citizen and former US Army Ranger Peter Kassig, al Umarayn has been linked to and directly involved with executing several other prisoners as a senior ISIS member.

  4. Finance Minister Alexander Stubb:

    If this is a question of being part of the coalition, as the prime minister has told our party, then we will have a party council meeting on Saturday to decide whether to leave the government, but we want a solution, this is a huge reform.

  5. Yoaz Hendel:

    His main conclusion from his first convention in the 90s was that he cannot allow himself to be the most leftist in his own coalition.

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