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union  


      n  
1    the condition of being united, the act of uniting, or a conjunction formed by such an act  
2    an association, alliance, or confederation of individuals or groups for a common purpose, esp. political  
3    agreement or harmony  
4       short for       trade union  
5    the act or state of marriage or sexual intercourse  
6    a device on a flag representing union, such as another flag depicted in the top left corner  
7    a device for coupling or linking parts, such as pipes  
8    often cap  
a    an association of students at a university or college formed to look after the students' interests, provide facilities for recreation, etc.  
b    the building or buildings housing the facilities of such an organization  
9      (Also called)    join     (Maths)   a set containing all members of two given sets. Symbol: <union>, as in A<union>B  
10      (in 19th-century England)  
a    a number of parishes united for the administration of poor relief  
b    a workhouse supported by such a combination  
11      (Textiles)   a piece of cloth or fabric consisting of two different kinds of yarn  
12    modifier   of or related to a union, esp. a trade union  
     (C15: from Church Latin unio oneness, from Latin unus one)  


art union  
      n     (Austral. and N.Z.)   a lottery, often with prizes other than cash  
British Union of Fascists  
      n   the British fascist party founded by Sir Oswald Mosley (1932), which advocated a strong corporate state and promoted anti-Semitism  
company union  
      n     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   an unaffiliated union of workers usually restricted to a single business enterprise  
craft union  
      n   a labour organization membership of which is restricted to workers in a specified trade or craft  
   Compare       industrial union  
credit union  
      n   a cooperative association whose members can obtain low-interest loans out of their combined savings  
customs union  
      n   an association of nations which promotes free trade within the union and establishes common tariffs on trade with nonmember nations  
European Union  
      n   an economic and political grouping that was formed (1993) to extend the European Community by adding common foreign and security policies to the single market. There are 15 members: the twelve members of the European Community and Austria, Finland, and Sweden, which joined in 1995,   (Abbrev.)    EU  
French Union  
      n   a union of France with its dependencies (1946--58): replaced by the French Community  
Grand Union Canal  
      n   a canal in S England linking London and the Midlands: opened in 1801  
horizontal union  
      n      another name (esp. U.S.) for       craft union  
industrial union  
      n   a labour organization in which all workers in a given industry are eligible for membership  
   Compare       craft union  
International Telecommunications Union  
      n   a special agency of the United Nations, founded in 1947, that is responsible for the international allocation and registration of frequencies for communications and the regulation of telegraph, telephone, and radio services: originally established in 1865 as the International Telegraph Union  
management union  
      n   a union that represents managers in negotiations with their employers concerning terms and conditions of employment  
Pan American Union  
      n   the secretariat and major official agency of the Organization of American States  
rugby union  
      n   a form of rugby football played between teams of 15 players  
Soviet Union  
      n   a former federal republic in E Europe and central and N Asia: the revolution of 1917 achieved the overthrow of the monarchy and the USSR was established in 1922 as a Communist state. In 1991 the Soviet Union broke up following a failed coup by Communist opponents of reform and declarations of independence by many of its constituent republics. It was the largest country in the world, occupying a seventh of the total land surface,   (Official name)    Union of Soviet Socialist Republics     (Also called)    Russia, Soviet Russia     (Abbrev.)    USSR  
Trades Union Congress  
      n   the major association of British trade unions, which includes all the larger unions,   (Abbrev.)    TUC  
trade union   , trades union  
      n   an association of employees formed to improve their incomes and working conditions by collective bargaining with the employer or employer organizations  
  trade unionism, trades unionism      n  
  trade unionist, trades unionist      n  
Union  
      n  
the  
1      (Brit)  
a    the union of England and Wales from 1543  
b    the union of the English and Scottish crowns (1603--1707)  
c    the union of England and Scotland from 1707  
d    the political union of Great Britain and Ireland (1801--1920)  
e    the union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1920  
2      (U.S.)  
a    the United States of America  
b    the northern states of the U.S. during the Civil War  
c    (as modifier)  
Union supporters     
3       short for the       Union of South Africa  
union card  
      n   a membership card for a trade union  
union catalogue  
      n   a catalogue listing every publication held at cooperating libraries  
Union flag  
      n   the national flag of the United Kingdom, being a composite design composed of St George's Cross (England), Saint Andrew's Cross (Scotland), and Saint Patrick's Cross (Ireland),   (Often called)    Union Jack  
Union Jack  
      n  
1       a common name for       Union flag  
2    often not caps   a national flag flown at the jackstaff of a vessel  
Union of South Africa  
      n      the former name (1910--61) of the (Republic of)       South Africa  
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics  
      n      the official name of the former       Soviet Union  
union pipes  
      pl n      another name for       uillean pipes  
union shop  
      n   (formerly) an establishment whose employment policy is governed by a contract between employer and a trade union permitting the employment of nonunion labour only on the condition that such labour joins the union within a specified time period  
   Compare       open shop       closed shop  
union territory  
      n   one of the 9 administrative territories that, with 21 states, make up the Indian Republic  
vertical union  
      n      another name (esp. U.S.) for       industrial union  
Vienna Union   , International  
      n   the. an international conference of socialists who came together in Vienna in 1921 in an attempt to reconstruct a united International by offering an alternative to the right-wing remnant of the Second International and to the Comintern: merged into the Labour and Socialist International in 1923,   (Also called)    Two-and-a-half International  
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Union  
      n  
the  
1      (Brit)  
a    the union of England and Wales from 1543  
b    the union of the English and Scottish crowns (1603--1707)  
c    the union of England and Scotland from 1707  
d    the political union of Great Britain and Ireland (1801--1920)  
e    the union of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from 1920  
2      (U.S.)  
a    the United States of America  
b    the northern states of the U.S. during the Civil War  
c    (as modifier)  
Union supporters     
3       short for the       Union of South Africa  


art union  
      n     (Austral. and N.Z.)   a lottery, often with prizes other than cash  
British Union of Fascists  
      n   the British fascist party founded by Sir Oswald Mosley (1932), which advocated a strong corporate state and promoted anti-Semitism  
company union  
      n     (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   an unaffiliated union of workers usually restricted to a single business enterprise  
craft union  
      n   a labour organization membership of which is restricted to workers in a specified trade or craft  
   Compare       industrial union  
credit union  
      n   a cooperative association whose members can obtain low-interest loans out of their combined savings  
customs union  
      n   an association of nations which promotes free trade within the union and establishes common tariffs on trade with nonmember nations  
European Union  
      n   an economic and political grouping that was formed (1993) to extend the European Community by adding common foreign and security policies to the single market. There are 15 members: the twelve members of the European Community and Austria, Finland, and Sweden, which joined in 1995,   (Abbrev.)    EU  
French Union  
      n   a union of France with its dependencies (1946--58): replaced by the French Community  
Grand Union Canal  
      n   a canal in S England linking London and the Midlands: opened in 1801  
horizontal union  
      n      another name (esp. U.S.) for       craft union  
industrial union  
      n   a labour organization in which all workers in a given industry are eligible for membership  
   Compare       craft union  
International Telecommunications Union  
      n   a special agency of the United Nations, founded in 1947, that is responsible for the international allocation and registration of frequencies for communications and the regulation of telegraph, telephone, and radio services: originally established in 1865 as the International Telegraph Union  
management union  
      n   a union that represents managers in negotiations with their employers concerning terms and conditions of employment  
Pan American Union  
      n   the secretariat and major official agency of the Organization of American States  
rugby union  
      n   a form of rugby football played between teams of 15 players  
Soviet Union  
      n   a former federal republic in E Europe and central and N Asia: the revolution of 1917 achieved the overthrow of the monarchy and the USSR was established in 1922 as a Communist state. In 1991 the Soviet Union broke up following a failed coup by Communist opponents of reform and declarations of independence by many of its constituent republics. It was the largest country in the world, occupying a seventh of the total land surface,   (Official name)    Union of Soviet Socialist Republics     (Also called)    Russia, Soviet Russia     (Abbrev.)    USSR  
Trades Union Congress  
      n   the major association of British trade unions, which includes all the larger unions,   (Abbrev.)    TUC  
trade union   , trades union  
      n   an association of employees formed to improve their incomes and working conditions by collective bargaining with the employer or employer organizations  
  trade unionism, trades unionism      n  
  trade unionist, trades unionist      n  
union  
      n  
1    the condition of being united, the act of uniting, or a conjunction formed by such an act  
2    an association, alliance, or confederation of individuals or groups for a common purpose, esp. political  
3    agreement or harmony  
4       short for       trade union  
5    the act or state of marriage or sexual intercourse  
6    a device on a flag representing union, such as another flag depicted in the top left corner  
7    a device for coupling or linking parts, such as pipes  
8    often cap  
a    an association of students at a university or college formed to look after the students' interests, provide facilities for recreation, etc.  
b    the building or buildings housing the facilities of such an organization  
9      (Also called)    join     (Maths)   a set containing all members of two given sets. Symbol: <union>, as in A<union>B  
10      (in 19th-century England)  
a    a number of parishes united for the administration of poor relief  
b    a workhouse supported by such a combination  
11      (Textiles)   a piece of cloth or fabric consisting of two different kinds of yarn  
12    modifier   of or related to a union, esp. a trade union  
     (C15: from Church Latin unio oneness, from Latin unus one)  
union card  
      n   a membership card for a trade union  
union catalogue  
      n   a catalogue listing every publication held at cooperating libraries  
Union flag  
      n   the national flag of the United Kingdom, being a composite design composed of St George's Cross (England), Saint Andrew's Cross (Scotland), and Saint Patrick's Cross (Ireland),   (Often called)    Union Jack  
Union Jack  
      n  
1       a common name for       Union flag  
2    often not caps   a national flag flown at the jackstaff of a vessel  
Union of South Africa  
      n      the former name (1910--61) of the (Republic of)       South Africa  
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics  
      n      the official name of the former       Soviet Union  
union pipes  
      pl n      another name for       uillean pipes  
union shop  
      n   (formerly) an establishment whose employment policy is governed by a contract between employer and a trade union permitting the employment of nonunion labour only on the condition that such labour joins the union within a specified time period  
   Compare       open shop       closed shop  
union territory  
      n   one of the 9 administrative territories that, with 21 states, make up the Indian Republic  
vertical union  
      n      another name (esp. U.S.) for       industrial union  
Vienna Union   , International  
      n   the. an international conference of socialists who came together in Vienna in 1921 in an attempt to reconstruct a united International by offering an alternative to the right-wing remnant of the Second International and to the Comintern: merged into the Labour and Socialist International in 1923,   (Also called)    Two-and-a-half International  

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union  

1    amalgam, amalgamation, blend, combination, conjunction, fusion, junction, mixture, synthesis, uniting  
2    alliance, association, Bund, coalition, confederacy, confederation, federation, league  
3    accord, agreement, concord, concurrence, harmony, unanimity, unison, unity  
4    coition, coitus, copulation, coupling, intercourse, marriage, matrimony, nookie     (slang)   rumpy-pumpy     (slang)   the other     (informal)   wedlock  

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