Coalition – The joining together of different political parties or groups for a particular purpose, or a government that is formed that way
To remember the definition of the word coalition, use the following mnemonic:
The codeword was demolition (coalition): the group of political parties that had joined together wanted to pull down every institution and start again.
Examples of coalition in a sentence
The two parties have united to form a coalition, hopefully they'll be better together than apart.
He hoped to show his party members that a coalition is in their best interests.
She wanted power all to herself, she would never form a coalition.