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a movement in which several individuals or groups with different interests join together

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Over the years, the EU institutions have shown a common front against MIFs, accused of being a hidden "tax on consumption" by Neelie Kroes, the EU antitrust commissioner who started the fight more than six years ago, before passing the baton to the current competition commissioner, Joaquin Almunia.
Now the whole country is being threatened by terrorists, so we need to have a common front.
Domestic banks are planning to form a common front with the aim of having the same capital adequacy requirements as their counterparts elsewhere in Europe.
Even if disagreements remained there had to be a common front for facing the difficulties that lay ahead.
But it is high time to get united in a single front and make a common front to fight the occupiers in Balochistan.
In general, according to the youngest-ever chairman in REBNY history, it is important not to allow the inherently contentious nature of contract negotiations stop the real estate industry and the unions it interacts with from recognizing their common interests and presenting a common front on issues such as economic development, job creation and immigration reform.
But finger-pointing about which country was responsible for Europe's damaging financial disruption would make it difficult for the members to maintain a common front.
Araghchi told Kim Yong Nam that the two countries "are standing on the common front against imperialism and hegemony," and "expressed belief that the friendly and cooperative relations between the two countries would grow stronger in the future," the North's official Korean Central News Agency reported July 17.
MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sibacha Bueicheku, chairman of the Union for Democracy and Social Development party and deputy coordinator of the Common Front of the Opposition in Exile, has returned to Equatorial Guinea after living abroad in Spain for 35 years.
The role-based workstations enable common front ends and drive efficiency with emphasis on customer-facing operations through role based work canvases, as against conventional hierarchical menus,
The UK had considered voting in favour of statehood but is planning to abstain because it wants to forge a common front with its EU partners.
DAMASCUS (TAP) - Syrian opposition movements meeting in Turkey said in a statement on Sunday they had formed a common front uniting all groups that oppose the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
Pope Benedict XVI has called for a common front with Orthodox Christians to defend traditional church values, warning of threats posed by abortion and gay marriage.
China insists all negotiations should be bilateral, but the smaller countries want to band together, and even include their partners in ASEAN, to put up a common front against their much bigger rival.
Dr Koch said, "There is definitely a political signal component here by trying to display a common front among the eight nations when it comes to handling the repercussions of the so-called 'Arab T he announcement of the potential induction of Jordan and Morocco in the six-member Gulf Co-operation Council on May 10 came as a big surprise for political pundits in the region.