an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
Syn: ↑alliance, ↑coalition, ↑alignment
Ant: ↑nonalignment (for: ↑alignment)
Derivationally related forms: ↑align (for: ↑alignment)
Hypernyms: ↑organization, ↑organisation
Member Meronyms: ↑ally

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alignˈment (N American alineˈment) noun
1. Setting in a line or lines
2. A row arranged in this way, such as of standing-stones
3. The ground-plan of a railway or road (archaic)
4. The taking of a side, or the side taken, politically, etc
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Main Entry:align

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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Alinement — A*line ment, n. Same as {Alignment}. [1913 Webster] Note: [The Eng. form alinement is preferable to alignment, a bad spelling of the French]. New Eng. Dict. (Murray). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alinement — noun see alignment …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • alinement — SYN: alignment …   Medical dictionary

  • alinement — n. state of being alined; act of alining; alignment, adjustment …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alinement — aline·ment …   English syllables

  • alinement — Same as alignment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Alinement Creek — ist der Name zweier Flüsse im US Bundesstaat Alaska: Alinement Creek (East Alapah Glacier), Alaska (North Slope) Alinement Creek (North Fork Koyukuk River), Alaska (Yukon Koyukuk) Siehe auch: Alignment Diese Seite ist eine …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • self-alinement — n. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-alinement — n …   Useful english dictionary

  • aline — alinement, n. aliner, n. /euh luyn /, v.t., v.i., alined, alining. align. * * * …   Universalium

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