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alliance

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Definition an association formed to support common interests
  • The Islamic governments formed an alliance to defeat Israel.
alliance = association formed to support common interests
  • She understands the shifting alliances in the Middle East.
  • alliances = associations formed to support common interests
  • To our sister republics south of our border, we offer a special pledge — to convert our good words into good deeds in a new alliance for progress — to assist free men and free governments in casting off the chains of poverty.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You
  • alliance = association formed to support common interests
  • Rahim Khan told me how, when the Northern Alliance took over Kabul between 1992 and 1996, different factions claimed different parts of Kabul.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  The Kite Runner
  • alliance = association formed to support common interests
  • Our policy has been one of patience and restraint, as befits a peaceful and powerful nation, which leads a worldwide alliance.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Cuban Missle Crisis Speech
  • alliance = association formed to support common interests
  • Their alliance has been one of necessity, but there's no reason to ally herself with him anymore.
    Neal Shusterman  --  Unwind
  • alliance = association formed to support common interests
  • A last-minute negotiation with King Arch of Boarderland to establish an alliance between their two nations against Redd.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • alliance = association (of nations) formed to support common interests
  • Daisy and I started a Mental Health Alliance and a Fan-Fiction Workshop so that we could list some proper extracurriculars on next year's college applications, even though we were the only two members of both clubs.
    John Green  --  Turtles All the Way Down
  • alliance = association formed to support common interests
  • With communism wicking across the Far East, America's leaders began to see a future alliance with Japan as critical to national security.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • alliance = association formed to support common interests
  • And they entered into friendship and alliance with countries beyond the sea and paid them visits of state and received visits of state from them.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  • alliance = association formed to support common interests
  • Your alliance will be a disgrace; your name will never even be mentioned by any of us.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • alliance = association through marriage
  • The Chinese invasion prompted several countries, particularly those in Europe, to align themselves with one another and make alliances.
    Kiera Cass  --  The Selection
  • alliances = association formed to support common interests
  • Today, the airline is a member in good standing of the prestigious SkyTeam alliance.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • alliance = association formed to support common interests
  • He made new alliances too.
    Zora Neale Hurston  --  Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • alliances = associations formed to support common interests
  • Often alliances are formed in the early stages of the Games.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
  • alliances = associations formed to support common interests
  • And suddenly we'll look around and discover that all the old alliances are gone, dead and gone, except one, the Warsaw Pact.
    Orson Scott Card  --  Ender's Game
  • alliances = associations formed to support common interests
  • Father would put me in the chains himself, if it would keep his precious alliance.
    Madeline Miller  --  Circe
  • alliance = association formed to support common interests
  • Their alliance is now sealed.
    Heather Morris  --  The Tattooist of Auschwitz
  • alliance = association formed to support common interests
  • At this moment, for example, in 1984 (if it was 1984), Oceania was at war with Eurasia and in alliance with Eastasia.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • alliance = an association formed to support common interests
  • If a question in heraldry were started, Athos knew all the noble families of the kingdom, their genealogy, their alliances, their coats of arms, and the origin of them.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
alliances = associations formed to support common interests

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