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English definition of “coalition”

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 .
(Definition of coalition noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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