Coalition - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the state of being combined into one body (syn: fusion)
- the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts (syn: coalescence, coalescency, concretion, conglutination)
The groups united to form a coalition.
A multiparty coalition ruled the country.
The group is working in coalition with other environmental groups.
He hoped to convert his party members to a belief in coalition.
He was working in coalition with other Unionist leaders.
The two countries have formed a fragile coalition.
It's the coalition forces who are to blame for the continuation of the war.
A coalition government (=government made up of members of several political parties) will now be established.
Against all expectations, the coalition held together well.
A coalition government was formed after inconclusive elections.
China's support is key to the success of the coalition.
The international coalition was ready to take the offensive.
The group is a junior partner (=less important group) in the PLO's governing coalition.