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1. alliance

noun. ['əˈlaɪəns'] an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty.

Synonyms

  • Central Powers
  • combination
  • organisation
  • ally
  • coalition
  • Allies
  • international organization
  • Axis
  • popular front
  • world organization
  • Northern Alliance
  • bloc
  • world organisation
  • allies
  • organization
  • entente cordiale
  • entente
  • alinement
  • axis
  • United Front
  • alignment
  • international organisation

Antonyms

  • unconnected
  • connected
  • incoherence
  • disconnectedness

Etymology

  • aliance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Alliance

  • noncompliance
  • pseudoscience
  • compliance
  • reliance
  • defiance
  • appliance
  • science

How do you pronounce alliance?

Pronounce alliance as əˈlaɪəns.

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How do you spell alliance? Is it allaince ?

A common misspelling of alliance is allaince

Example sentences of the word alliance


1. Noun, singular or mass
Call the dedicated round-the-world booking agents at your chosen airline alliance to book your ticket.

Quotes containing the word alliance


1. Art and Religion are, then, two roads by which men escape from circumstance to ecstasy. Between aesthetic and religious rapture there is a family alliance. Art and Religion are means to similar states of mind.
- Clive Bell

2. Friendship is but another name for an alliance with the follies and the misfortunes of others. Our own share of miseries is sufficient: why enter then as volunteers into those of another?
- Thomas Jefferson

3. A revolution is coming – a revolution which will be peaceful if we are wise enough; compassionate if we care enough; successful if we are fortunate enough – but a revolution which is coming whether we will it or not. We can affect its character; we cannot alter its inevitability.[Report to the United States Senate on his trip to Latin America and the Alliance for Progress, May 9-10 1966]
- Robert F. Kennedy

2. alliance

noun. ['əˈlaɪəns'] the state of being allied or confederated.

Synonyms

  • coalition
  • confederation

Antonyms

  • disagreement
  • take
  • disenfranchise

Etymology

  • aliance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. alliance

noun. ['əˈlaɪəns'] the act of forming an alliance or confederation.

Synonyms

  • confederation

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • aliance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. alliance

noun. ['əˈlaɪəns'] a connection based on kinship or marriage or common interest.

Synonyms

  • silver cord
  • connectedness
  • bond
  • connexion

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • secured bond
  • unsecured bond
  • repulsion

Etymology

  • aliance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. alliance

noun. ['əˈlaɪəns'] a formal agreement establishing an association or alliance between nations or other groups to achieve a particular aim.

Synonyms

  • treaty
  • pact

Antonyms

  • separation
  • unrelatedness
  • irrelevance

Etymology

  • aliance (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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