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alliance

Pronunciation: /əˈlaɪəns/

Translation of alliance in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • alianza (feminine); (of political parties, countries) coalición (feminine), alianza (feminine) to enter into o form an alliance aliarse*, formar una alianza
    Example sentences
    • There is a new openness by unions today to building alliances with community-based organizations and churches.
    • They would also benefit from alliances with community groups and other unions in putting pressure on their employer.
    • The council and the chamber should further seek alliances with such organisations as the tourism association for new ideas.

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