Examples of confederation in a Sentence
the smaller nations were forced to form a confederation out of self-defense
the big-budget movie was produced by the studio in confederation with another in order to lower the risk
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The results have launched the U.S. men from last place to third in the 10-game, six-team qualifying tournament for Concacaf, the confederation for North and Central America and the Caribbean.
Europe’s best years have come during its (consensual) confederation.
The outcome of the match will decide which team progresses to an inter-continental playoff against the fourth-place team from CONCACAF — the North and Central American and Caribbean confederation — for a spot at the World Cup in Russia next year.
Africa's qualifying is yet to be finalized, as have the results of the European and inter-confederation playoffs, which will take place in November.
That's a confederation of jihadists who pledged their allegiance to the greater Islamic State movement, or ISIS, in 2015.
This Committee’s loose confederation rallies around an outspoken, slightly mysterious man named Brent Regan, who works better as a behind-the-scenes strategist and source of funding than a public face.
Formed in 2008 to present a united front against Chavez, the Democratic Unity Roundtable, known by its acronym MUD in Spanish, amounted to a confederation of anti-government parties.
Chile were only pipped to fifth place - and an inter-confederation play-off spot - on goal difference by Peru, but one person was ready to hit out at Bravo's international colleagues.
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First Known Use of confederation
Synonymsalliance, axis, bloc, block, coalition, combination, combine, confederacy, federation, league, union
Related Wordscabal, conspiracy, junto; cartel, syndicate, trust; faction, front, fusion, side, wing; association, group, organization; affiliation, cooperative, partnership; circuit, conference
Near Antonymsbreakup, dissolution, disunion; division, parting, separation, severance, split; alienation, divorce, estrangement
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