Simple Definition of coalition
: a group of people, groups, or countries who have joined together for a common purpose
: the action or process of joining together with another or others for a common purpose
Examples of coalition in a sentence
The groups united to form a coalition.
A multiparty coalition ruled the country.
The group is working in coalition with other environmental groups.
Origin and Etymology of coalition
French, from Latin coalescere
First Known Use: 1604
Rhymes with coalition
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