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noun alliance pronunciation in British English /əˈlaɪəns/
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  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] an arrangement between two or more people, groups, or countries by which they agree to work together to achieve something
    alliance between:

    an alliance between the Liberal Democrats and the Nationalists

    alliance with:

    Successive French governments maintained the alliance with Russia.

    enter into/form/forge an alliance:

    Independent companies are encouraged to form strategic alliances to help them compete.

    in alliance with someone (=working together with someone):

    a marketing campaign by Apple in alliance with other names

  2. 2
    [countable] a group of people, organizations, or countries who have united to work together to achieve something

    members of other parties within the alliance



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