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Definition of the noun alinement

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noun - plural: alinements

  1. an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • synonyms of alinement: alignment / alliance / coalition
    • more generic words: organisation / organization = a group of people who work together
    • more specific terms:
      • combination = an alliance of people or corporations or countries for a special purpose
      • allies = an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy
      • axis / bloc = a group of countries in special alliance
      • Allies = in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers
      • Central Powers = in World War I the alliance of Germany and Austria-Hungary and other nations allied with them in opposing the Allies
      • Allies = the alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter of the United Nations in 1945
      • Axis = in World War II the alliance of Germany and Italy in 1936 which later included Japan and other nations
      • entente cordiale / entente = an informal alliance between countries
      • popular front = a leftist coalition organized against a common opponent
      • international organisation / international organization / global organization / world organisation / world organization = an international alliance involving many different countries
      • Northern Alliance / United Front = a multiethnic alliance in Afghanistan who practice a moderate form of Islam and are united in their opposition to the Taliban
    • member: ally = a friendly nation

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Google previewSurgery, Its Principles and Practice: Supplementary volume. General: military; naval; technic; fractures; spine & peripheral nerves; orthopedic; vascular system (1921)

by William Williams Keen, John Chalmers Da Costa

Faulty alinement is a deformity whieh is always preventable. Angulation is that element in malunion which should be the chief argument in favor of an operation. This is because angulation for many months and even years is an unsound form ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (2015)

by James Stevens Curl, Susan Wilson

alinement. 1. Line laid down to enable a road, street, or building to be constructed. 2. Lines establishing positions of any construction. 3. Any arrangement of trees, columns, standingstones, etc., set up in a straight line ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1914)

Provision is made for the raising and lowering and lateral shifting of each end of the '' and also for its longitudinal movement, so that it can be brought into perfect alinement under two microscopes mounted above it with axes vertical.

Google previewThe American Illustrated Medical Dictionary (1915)

alinement (al-In'ment).

Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

alinement я. [also spelt alignment, alignement, allinement] a'lain-mant. aliquot adj., n. 'aeh-kuiat, 'aeh-kuiet. alkahest n. solvent [also spelt alchahest, alcahest] 'aelka- hest. alkalamide я. [synonymous ...

Google previewDictionary of American Religious Biography (1993)

by Henry Warner Bowden

The New Alinement of Life ( London, ...

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The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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