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English definition of “alliance”

alliance

noun [C]
 
 
/əˈlaɪəns/
an agreement between countries or political parties to work together to achieve something: an alliance between France and BritainCreating alliancesDiplomacy and mediation
(Definition of alliance from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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