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 Meanings and Examples of COALITION
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 n.  partnership; league; state of being combined into one body
Classic Sentence:
1  He imagined that Venn and Mrs. Yeobright were in league, and felt that there was a certain legitimacy in combating such a coalition.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 4: 4 Rough Coercion Is Employed
2  He reflected that this coalition of four young, brave, enterprising, and active men ought to have some other object than swaggering walks, fencing lessons, and practical jokes, more or less witty.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Example Sentence:
1  The Rainbow coalition united people of all races in a common cause.
2  The streets of Baghdad are littered with putrefying mounds of rubbish that have been accumulating since the collapse of municipal services in March, with the arrival of coalition forces.
3  His proposal to lower the threshold for the top rate of tax has split opinion within his coalition.
4  His moderate Democratic Party lacks an outright majority, and coalition partners remain resistant to change.
5  A conservative coalition of Democrat and Republican congressmen developed which could delay further reforms, and sometimes block them altogether.
6  A serious split in the ruling coalition appeared soon after the election.
7  The last component of the rainbow coalition that I want to refer to is feminism.
8  Government by coalition has its own peculiar set of problems.
9  Abe's long-held dream to change the pacifist constitution got a big boost today as conservative coalition won a crucial 2/3 majority in a snap election.
10  As the younger generation replaces the older, the new alliances supplant the existing political coalitions.
11  Interest groups have always been with us, but they used to operate within coalitions called the Democratic and Republican parties.