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a group of individuals united in a common cause

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a coordinated sequence of chess moves

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a sequence of numbers or letters that opens a combination lock

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a group of people (often temporary) having a common purpose

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an alliance of people or corporations or countries for a special purpose (formerly to achieve some antisocial end but now for general political or economic purposes)

the act of arranging elements into specified groups without regard to order

References in classic literature ?
blue, yellow, red, white, and black), yet in combination they produce more hues than can ever been seen.
Looking beyond these words, for a short distance, we again see the combination ;48, and employ it by way of termination to what immediately precedes.
Again and again my forefinger traced the first of those four combinations.
When he discovered the arrangement of words in alphabetical order he delighted in searching for and finding the combinations with which he was familiar, and the words which followed them, their definitions, led him still further into the mazes of erudition.
But he elected to play his own game, and he entered combinations only when they were generally defensive or offensive.
Yet you feel the pressure of other combinations on you, the trust combinations, and you cry out.
It was a peculiar combination of old-maidishness and licentiousness that made Cutter seem so despicable.
The locks are so finely adjusted that the doors are released by the action of a certain combination of thought waves.
Such are Dithyrambic and Nomic poetry, and also Tragedy and Comedy; but between them the difference is, that in the first two cases these means are all employed in combination, in the latter, now one means is employed, now another.
It is always some combination of effects which produces this result, and never a concrete form.
No one of these terms, in and by itself, involves an affirmation; it is by the combination of such terms that positive or negative statements arise.
Impelled by the combination of Misfortunes under which I laboured, namely Fear, Cold and Hunger I hesitated not to ask admittance which at length I have gained; and now my Adorable Laura (continued he taking my Hand) when may I hope to receive that reward of all the painfull sufferings I have undergone during the course of my attachment to you, to which I have ever aspired.
It seemed to me that there could be no well-grounded knowledge without this preliminary operation of placing myself in relations, as slightly as possible modified by elements proceeding from a different combination of causes, with the spontaneous home- life of the country.
This combination of Austrian precision with Russian valor- what more could be wished for?
It's the combination that's odd-- books and stockings.