What does coalition mean?

Definitions for coalition
ˌkoʊ əˈlɪʃ əncoali·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alliance, coalition, alignment, alinement(noun)

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

  2. coalition, fusion(noun)

    the state of being combined into one body

  3. coalescence, coalescency, coalition, concretion, conglutination(noun)

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


  1. coalition(Noun)

    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.

  2. Origin: From coalition, from alo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coalition(noun)

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

  2. Coalition(noun)

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

  2. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce coalition?

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How to say coalition in sign language?

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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. Alan Keenan:

    The UNP and their coalition have momentum.

  2. Angela Merkel:

    That's not a disputed topic in the coalition.

  3. Kathy Fairbanks:

    We expect to have a broad coalition in the near future.

  4. Ariana Grande:

    Without the coalition there, they areno help to anyone.

  5. Le Drian:

    Maybe today this grand coalition with Russia is possible.

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