Origin of coalition
OTHER WORDS FROM coalitionco·a·li·tion·al, adjectiveco·a·li·tion·er, noun
Words nearby coalition
How to use coalition in a sentence
Biden’s campaign has defended his efforts, saying the former vice president is pursuing a diverse electoral coalition like the one that rallied behind Obama in 2008 and 2012.Biden visits Florida as Democrats worry about his standing in the state|Sean Sullivan|September 15, 2020|Washington Post
The coalition includes a number freshman lawmakers who beat Republicans in 2018 and are now facing tough re-election races in GOP-leaning seats.Frustrated House Democrats push for action on new economic relief bill|Erica Werner|September 15, 2020|Washington Post
The coalition said it wants Facebook to increase the resources for monitoring groups for hate speech and violence and to change its policy to forbid events that involve a call to use weapons.Kim Kardashian, Katy Perry, and Leonardo DiCaprio plan one-day Instagram boycott. Here’s why|Danielle Abril|September 15, 2020|Fortune
Now the business and labor coalition behind Measure C is consulting attorneys about whether they can salvage the measure.
The coalition is awaiting a full briefing from their attorney to determine their next steps.
His New Deal Coalition brought together Southerners, Northern ethnic minorities, and urban blacks under the same banner.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern|Lloyd Green|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As part of the MassEquality coalition, Marc Solomon, a former Senate aide, was working to get Bay State legislators to vote no.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But taking such action puts them at odds with the most powerful and best-organized segment of their coalition.
U.S.-led coalition airstrikes recently have been increased on Raqqa.
On one night earlier this month, the coalition launched 30 strikes on the town.
That it was his determination to hazard all things rather than chill the coalition.
Certain elements of the press, long under political dominion, were preparing to come out for a coalition ministry.The Amazing Interlude|Mary Roberts Rinehart
In February, 1778, it was believed that he and Bute were engaged on some scheme of coalition which might again put him in power.
He had no love for Shelburne, but he hated Fox, and determined if possible to avoid falling into the hands of the coalition.
All except Stormont belonged to the party of Fox, the dominant partner in the coalition.
British Dictionary definitions for coalition
- an alliance or union between groups, factions, or parties, esp for some temporary and specific reason
- (as modifier)a coalition government
Derived forms of coalitioncoalitional, adjectivecoalitionist or coalitioner, noun
Word Origin for coalition
Cultural definitions for coalition
An alliance of political groups formed to oppose a common foe or pursue a common goal.