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verb [transitive] align pronunciation in British English /əˈlaɪn/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyalign
he/she/italigns
present participlealigning
past tensealigned
past participlealigned
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  1. 1
    to give your support publicly to a group, political party, or country
    Many women do not want to align themselves with the movement.
    The union’s leaders are aligned with the ruling party and the military.
    See also non-aligned
  2. 3
    to organize activities or systems so that they match or fit well together
    We have closely aligned our research and development work with our business needs.

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