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Origin of coalition
OTHER WORDS FROM coalitionco·a·li·tion·al, adjectiveco·a·li·tion·er, noun
Words nearby coalition
Example sentences from the Web for coalition
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.
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.
Faced with the loss of middle class voters, the administration seems determined to double down on its current coalition.
At the time, the Special Forces were pushing into Afghan villages previously unoccupied by coalition forces.
Thus it was that he tried to rule with a coalition, or a mixture of Whigs and Tories.With Marlborough to Malplaquet|Herbert Strang and Richard Stead
The men do not need to ask who is the district leader; he finds them through his unpaid workers and the coalition is accomplished.The Leaven in a Great City|Lillian William Betts
Defiance was thus cast by forty-five thousand men to one hundred ten thousand soldiers of the coalition.
Many of them are outrageous with Fox upon the idea of his coalition.Memoirs of the Courts and Cabinets of George the Third|The Duke of Buckingham and Chandos
The Coalition was so far victorious;—but there arose a general feeling that its strength had been impaired.The Prime Minister|Anthony Trollope
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.