Union Meaning and Definition


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Union meaning

Word: Union

How to pronounce: ˈjuːnɪən

Noun

Definitions:

1. The action or fact of joining or being joined, especially in a political context.

Example sentences: "He was opposed to closer political or economic union with Europe"

2. A club, society, or association formed by people with a common interest or purpose.

Example sentences: "Members of the Students' Union"

3. A number of parishes consolidated for the purposes of administering the Poor Laws.

Example sentences: "In addition, the new Act created a commission to supervise the establishment of unions of parishes in England and Wales."

4. A political unit consisting of a number of states or provinces with the same central government.

5. The set that comprises all the elements (and no others) contained in any of two or more given sets.

Example sentences: "In what follows, we will apply results about centroids of domains to unions of curves or line segments."

6. A pipe coupling.

Example sentences: "The vertical gas line comes to a T joint below the union toward the bottom side of the water heater and is connected to the top vertical opening of the T joint."

7. A part of a flag with an emblem symbolizing national union, typically occupying the upper corner next to the staff.

8. A fabric made of two or more different yarns, typically cotton and linen or silk.

9. A building at a college or university used by students for recreation and other nonacademic activities.

Example sentences: "But the scene in their London Bridge rehearsal room couldn't be further removed from Canterbury Christchurch University College student union."

Proper noun

Definitions:

1. An industrial and residential township in northeastern New Jersey; population 53,673 (est. 2008).


Synonyms:

trade union

labor union

trades union

labour union

alliance

association

reunification

league

coalition

unification

bloc

collaboration

relationship

partnership

consolidation

axis

allied

federal

confederation

federation

combination

connecting

connection

pairing

coupling

affiliation

hookup

junction

linkup

combine

marriage

wedlock

matrimony

linking

join

merger

merging


Derivations:

unionism

unionist

unionization

unionize

unionised

unionise

unity


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Union in Other Languages...

Spanish: Union

German: Union

French: Union

Italian: Unione

Turkish: Birlik


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