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confederation

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of confederation

  1. 1 an association of persons, parties, or states for mutual assistance and protection <the smaller nations were forced to form a confederation out of self-defense> Synonyms alliance, axis, bloc, block, coalition, combination, combine, confederacy, federation, league, unionRelated Words cabal, conspiracy, junto; cartel, syndicate, trust; faction, front, fusion, side, wing; association, group, organization; affiliation, cooperative, partnership; circuit, conference

  2. 2 the state of having shared interests or efforts (as in social or business matters) <the big-budget movie was produced by the studio in confederation with another in order to lower the risk> Synonyms affiliation, alliance, collaboration, association, connection, cooperation, hookup, liaison, linkup, partnership, relation, relationship, tie-up, unionRelated Words business, dealings, interaction; exchange, interconnection, interrelation, mutualism, reciprocity, symbiosis; incorporation, integration, merger, unification; affinity, attachment, closeness, intimacy, rapport, sympathy; kinship, oneness, solidarity, togetherness, unity; colleagueship, companionship, company, fellowship; bed, cahoots, leagueNear Antonyms breakup, dissolution, disunion; division, parting, separation, severance, split; alienation, divorce, estrangementAntonyms disaffiliation, dissociation





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