Associations to the word «Coalition»

Wiktionary

COALITION, noun. A temporary group or union of organizations, usually formed for a particular advantage.
COALITION, noun. (rare) The collective noun for a group of cheetahs.
COALITION OF THE WILLING, noun. (politics) A group of countries whose leaders have been persuaded by another to take up a specific task, usually in the context of an invasion or war.

Dictionary definition

COALITION, noun. An organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty.
COALITION, noun. The state of being combined into one body.
COALITION, noun. The union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats