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My hope is that out of all the anger and seeming hostility that we hear in some of today's music will come some sort of coalition that will become politically involved.
Roberta Flack

Meaning of "coalition" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD COALITION

From Medieval Latin coalitiō, from Latin coalēscere to coalesce.
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PRONUNCIATION OF COALITION

coalition  [ˌkəʊəˈlɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COALITION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Coalition is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES COALITION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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.

Definition of coalition in the English dictionary

The definition of coalition in the dictionary is an alliance or union between groups, factions, or parties, esp for some temporary and specific reason. Other definition of coalition is a fusion or merging into one body or mass.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COALITION


abolition
ˌæbəˈlɪʃən
demolition
ˌdɛməˈlɪʃən
ebullition
ˌɛbəˈlɪʃən
emollition
ˌɪməˈlɪʃən
gentilitian
ˌdʒɛntɪˈlɪʃən
nolition
nəʊˈlɪʃən
Politian
pəʊˈlɪʃən
registration
ˌrɛdʒɪˈstreɪʃən
relation
rɪˈleɪʃən
reputation
ˌrɛpjʊˈteɪʃən
Salishan
ˈseɪlɪʃən
situation
ˌsɪtjʊˈeɪʃən
station
ˈsteɪʃən
submission
səbˈmɪʃən
tradition
trəˈdɪʃən
translation
trænsˈleɪʃən
transmission
trænzˈmɪʃən
transportation
ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃən
vacation
vəˈkeɪʃən
volition
vəˈlɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COALITION

coalescence
coalescent
coalface
coalfield
coalfish
coalhouse
coalification
coalify
coaling station
coalise
coalition government
coalitional
coalitioner
coalitionism
coalitionist
coalless
coalman
coalmaster
Coalport
coals to Newcastle

WORDS THAT END LIKE COALITION

accreditation
acquisition
addition
audition
competition
composition
condition
definition
disposition
edition
exhibition
expedition
in a position
in addition
in mint condition
limited edition
nutrition
opposition
position
recognition
transition

Synonyms and antonyms of coalition in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «COALITION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «coalition» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of coalition

Translation of «coalition» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COALITION

Find out the translation of coalition to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of coalition from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «coalition» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

联合政府
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

coalición
570 millions of speakers

English

coalition
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गठबंधन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التحالف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

коалиция
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

coalizão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জোট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

coalition
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gabungan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Koalition
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

連立政権
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

연립 정부
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Koalisi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

liên minh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூட்டணி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

युती
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

koalisyon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

coalizione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

koalicja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

коаліція
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

coaliție
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνασπισμού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

koalisie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

koalition
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

koalisjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of coalition

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COALITION»

The term «coalition» is very widely used and occupies the 12.770 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COALITION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «coalition» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «coalition» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about coalition

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10 QUOTES WITH «COALITION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word coalition.
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Richard Armitage
We've had Saudis and Jordanians and Pakistanis who have - and Syrians - who have been involved in armed attacks against coalition forces in Iraq.
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Paul Bremer
While it's very hard to know exactly how to measure public opinion there, because there's no really good polling, the fact of the matter is that in all the polls I've seen the vast majority of the Iraqis prefer to be free and are pleased that the coalition freed them.
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Jim Broadbent
I see myself as a small 'l' liberal, but not coalition liberal, necessarily.
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Yvette Clarke
It was August 28th, 1963, and the greatest civil rights coalition in modern history had descended upon Washington. Hundreds of thousands of protesters trekked through the heat, stretching from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial.
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Russell T Davies
It's tough and it should be tough - it should never be easy to be given millions of pounds to make a drama. The coalition government is doing terrible things to the BBC, but drama will survive even if we end up putting on a play in a backroom of a pub.
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Pete Domenici
As the Iraqi people better understand that Saddam Hussein and his regime are history, it is my hope that they will get behind the coalition effort to help them create a democratic government and rebuild their country.
7
Mohamed ElBaradei
You need to form a grand coalition, and you need to put your ideological differences aside and work together to focus on people's basic needs. You can't eat sharia.
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Keith Ellison
Clean air and a healthy climate benefit all of us, but it will take a diverse coalition to step up to the threat posed by unchecked climate change.
9
Roberta Flack
My hope is that out of all the anger and seeming hostility that we hear in some of today's music will come some sort of coalition that will become politically involved.
10
Gerald R. Ford
A coalition of groups is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. an all-out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COALITION»

Discover the use of coalition in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to coalition and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Coalition: The Politics and Personalities of Coalition ...
Mark Oaten's story ofcoalition government begins in the 1850s, with Disraelifighting for his political life and Queen Victoria'sbattle to find a Prime Minister from the Whigs andPeelites driving her .
Mark Oaten, 2007
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Policy Change and Learning: An Advocacy Coalition Approach
"Clearly lays out the advocacy approach to public policy analysis and applies it to a variety of public policy problems and arenas." - cover.
Paul A. Sabatier, Hank C. Jenkins-Smith, 1993
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Multiparty Government: The Politics of Coalition in Europe
The politics of coalition--the very heart of the political process in most European countries--can be analyzed either theoretically or empirically. Multiparty Government reconciles these approaches.
Michael Laver, Norman Schofield, 1998
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The Politics of Coalition: How the Conservative-Liberal ...
"The Politics of Coalition is the tale of two parties embarking on the first coalition government at Westminster for over 60 years.
Robert Hazell, Ben Yong, 2012
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Coalition politics in India: problems and prospects
The Fifteen Papers In This Book Analyse The Various Dimensions Of Coalition Government At The Centre And In Some Of The State Of The Indian Federation Against The Background Of A Theoretical Framework That Seeks To Integrate Coalitions ...
Mahendra Prasad Singh, Anil Mishra, Rajendra Prasad Academy, 2004
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A Game-Theoretic Perspective on Coalition Formation
This book concentrates on pure theory, but discusses several potential applications, such as oligopoly and the provision of public goods.
Debraj Ray, 2007
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The Costs of Coalition
This book aims to understand and explain who governs, and for how long, under the institution of parliamentary democracy.
Carol Mershon, 2002
8
Coalition Politics and Hindu Nationalism
Introduction The political science literature on coalition formation in parliamentary systems has tended to focus on two elements of governmental power: office seeking and policy direction. These two elements clearly overlap – a particular ...
Katharine Adeney, Lawrence Saez, 2007
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Building Coalitions: Coalition Formation and Maintenance
A series of fact sheets on topics related to coalition formation & maintenance: networking, understanding the process, construction of a coalition, coalition facilitator guide, coalition functioning, coalition goal setting, communication in ...
DIANE Publishing Company, 2004
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Cameron and the Conservatives: The Transition to Coalition ...
Specialists in Conservative Party politics examine the effectiveness of the Cameron led coalition.
Timothy Heppell, David Seawright, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COALITION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term coalition is used in the context of the following news items.
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Coalition backs Greece bailout, but no debt review
The Government is willing to back a “radical” overhaul of Greece's debts as Athens moves towards applying for a third bailout but the Coalition ... «Irish Examiner, Jul 15»
2
High Court warning threatens the makeup of Netanyahu's coalition
If Melcer's warning turns into a binding ruling, it could have a dramatic impact on the shape of Netanyahu's coalition, which is not yet 60 days ... «Haaretz, Jul 15»
3
Carter: DoD, Global Coalition Seek ISIL's Lasting Defeat
WASHINGTON, July 7, 2015 – The Defense Department and a global coalition share the intent to deal the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant a lasting defeat, ... «Department of Defense, Jul 15»
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With no coalition partner, George Osborne negotiates himself out of …
With no coalition partner, George Osborne negotiates himself out of £12bn ... As it turned out, there were no coalition partners – so Osborne has ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Steinitz dashes to Knesset to ensure coalition majority on budget vote
Infrastructure Minister Yuval Steinitz rushed to a Knesset meeting in casual wear on Monday night to ensure a majority for coalition MKs who ... «Ynetnews, Jul 15»
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UN report will target Canada for rights abuses, says advocacy coalition
Amnesty International Canada Secretary General Alex Neve and Voices-Voix member says that federal policies over the past decade have ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jul 15»
7
Suicide attacks target coalition forces, Afghan spy agency building
Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) Two suicide attacks rocked areas in and around Kabul on Tuesday, one of them targeting coalition forces and ... «CNN, Jul 15»
8
Coalition Files Suit Over Gun Sales in Suburbs
The women, along with the Coalition for Safe Chicago Communities and antiviolence activists like the Father Michael Pfleger and the Rev. «Chicago Tonight | WTTW, Jul 15»
9
NGO coalition demands reform to fight money politics
Rompin by-election earlier this year. A coalition of NGOs calls for reform to address how political parties and their campaigns are financed, ... «The Malaysian Insider, Jul 15»
10
Powerful Coalition Letter Highlights Danger of ICANN's New …
EFF has joined 46 organizations and 105 individuals to oppose a new domain registration proposal in front of the Internet Corporation for ... «EFF, Jul 15»

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