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Synonyms for union

Synonyms for union

a bringing together into a whole

a group of people united in a relationship and having some interest, activity, or purpose in common

an association, especially of nations for a common cause

an identity or coincidence of interests, purposes, or sympathies among the members of a group

a point or position at which two or more things are joined

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the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)

healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones

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a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations

a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets

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a device on a national flag emblematic of the union of two or more sovereignties (typically in the upper inner corner)

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being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War

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of trade unions

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By March of that year, British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw, speaking before the House of Commons, named the IFTU as the legitimate representative of Iraq's labor movement, England's union partner in the rebuilding of the war-tattered nation.
military raid on the IFTU offices, the president devoted a few lines of his State of the Union speech to acknowledging trade unions as a crucial component of democratization.
But in monetary union the only way to get that is through competitive disinflation.
Mancini spoke of the immolation of the deutsche mark, but it is Italy that now faces immolation at the stake of monetary union to which it is chained.
We did examine the response distribution of the total sample and the response distribution of the sample by race, gender, academic major, age, geographic location of home, union membership, workplace, work experience, primary news source, sources of information about unions, and college attended.
Similarly, his views on organized labor grew increasingly negative in these years and by 1939 he began to write on the problem of union corruption.
First Nations' member or related organization that is a member or is part of the community that is a member of the Union of Ontario Indians is permitted to be part of the credit union.
Union leaders who are interested in having effective Web sites are potential partners with librarians who can help working people get online to use the Web, through access for those without computers, training, and encouragement to help them get over fears of using new technology.
Home visits have become a cornerstone of most union campaigns in healthcare; leafleting in parking lots and sloganeering have become passe.
When a union believes that management actions violate contract terms, it typically files an appeal or a grievance in accordance with procedures spelled out in the contract.
Durazo, the widow of labor chief Miguel Contreras, who spent a decade building the political influence of the County Federation before his sudden death last May, has strong loyalties within much of the union movement.
Union membership multiplied during the Great Depression of the 1930s, when a quarter of the workforce was unemployed and many workers threw their support behind unions.
The CLC is financed from affiliation fees paid from the compulsory union dues of compulsory union members.