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Engelsk tillægsord: Union

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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningUnion soldiers.
Federal forces.
A Federal infantryman.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)Federal

Termer med lignende betydningnorthern

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)southern

2. union of trade unions

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe union movement.
Union negotiations.
A union-shop clause in the contract.

Termer med lignende betydningclosed, organised, organized, unionised, unionized

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)nonunion

Engelsk navneord: union

1. union (om gruppe) an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningYou have to join the union in order to get a job.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)brotherhood, labor union, trade union, trades union

Mindre specifikke termerorganisation, organization

Mere specifikke termercompany union, craft union, I.W.W., industrial union, Industrial Workers of the World, IWW, vertical union

Omfatter disse overordnede termerlabor, labor movement, trade union movement

2. Union (om sted) the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has visited every state in the Union.
Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union.
The North's superior resources turned the scale.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)North

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerAmerica, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

Omfatter disse specifikke termerfree state


Overordnet (geografisk) regionAmerica, the States, U.S., U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA

3. union (om handling) the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe casual couplings of adolescents.
The mating of some species occurs only in the spring.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conjugation, coupling, mating, pairing, sexual union

Mindre specifikke termersex, sex activity, sexual activity, sexual practice

Mere specifikke termerassortative mating, cross, crossbreeding, crossing, disassortative mating, hybridisation, hybridization, hybridizing, inbreeding, interbreeding, service, servicing

4. union (om tilstand) the state of being joined or united or linked

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere is strength in union.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)unification

Mindre specifikke termerstate

Mere specifikke termerassociation, coalition, colligation, conjugation, conjunction, connectedness, connection, fusion, junction, link, marriage, syncretism

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)separation

5. union (om tilstand) the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA long and happy marriage.
God bless this union.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)marriage, matrimony, spousal relationship, wedlock

Mindre specifikke termermarital status

Mere specifikke termerbigamy, common-law marriage, cuckoldom, endogamy, exogamy, inmarriage, intermarriage, intermarriage, marriage of convenience, misalliance, monandry, monogamousness, monogamy, open marriage, polygamy, sigeh

Overordnet emneområdejurisprudence, law

6. union (om proces) healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conglutination

Mindre specifikke termerhealing

7. union (om gruppe) a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Soviet Union.

Mindre specifikke termerpolitical entity, political unit

Mere specifikke termerconfederacy, confederation, customs union, enosis, federation, league

8. union (om gruppe) a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLet C be the union of the sets A and B.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)join, sum

Mindre specifikke termerset

Mere specifikke termerdirect sum

9. union (om begivenhed) the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLightning produced an unusual union of the metals.

Mindre specifikke termerhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent

Mere specifikke termeramphimixis, combine, combining, fusion, merger, unification

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

Mindre specifikke termerdevice

11. union (om handling) the act of making or becoming a single unit

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe union of opposing factions.
He looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)conjugation, jointure, unification, uniting

Mindre specifikke termercombination, combining, compounding

Mere specifikke termercoalescence, coalescency, coalition, concretion, conglutination, reunification, reunion, tribalisation, tribalization, umbrella

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)disunion

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