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Definition of Coalition

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alliance, union, voluntary joining together, agreement made between two or more parties to work together toward a common goal
Coalition Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The act of coalescing; union into a body or mass, as of separate bodies or parts; as, a coalition of atoms.
  
(n.)
A combination, for temporary purposes, of persons, parties, or states, having different interests.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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coalition
\co`a*li"tion\ (?), n. [ll. coalitio: cf. f. coalition. see coalesce.]
1. the act of coalescing; union into a body or mass, as of separate bodies or parts; as, a coalition of atoms.
2. a combination, for temporary purposes, of persons, parties, or states, having different interests. a coalition of the puritan and the blackleg. randolph. the coalition between the religious and worldly enemies of popery.


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Combination in a body or mass.
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
(synonym) alliance, alignment, alinement
(hypernym) organization, organisation
(hyponym) combination
(member-meronym) ally
2. the state of being combined into one body
(synonym) fusion
(hypernym) union, unification
(hyponym) alliance, confederation
(derivation) blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge
3. the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts
(synonym) coalescence, coalescency, concretion, conglutination
(hypernym) union, unification, uniting, conjugation, jointure
(derivation) blend, flux, mix, conflate, commingle, immix, fuse, coalesce, meld, combine, merge
Coalition Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Dictionary of Military Terms
An ad hoc arrangement between two or more nations for common action. See also alliance; multinational. (JP 5-0)
  
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
Coalition Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
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.

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