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coalition

noun [C]
 
 
/kəʊəˈlɪʃən/
POLITICS a group of two or more political parties working together to win an election or govern an area: form/build/assemble a coalition With no party having gained overall control in the election, the two largest parties hope to form a coalition. enter into/join a coalition a coalition government
a group of people or organizations working together to achieve something: A coalition of environmental groups is working on a plan to reduce pollution in the city.
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