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An alliance for merged action, specifically a short-lived alliance of political parties forming a government or of states.

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Early 17th century (in the feeling ‘fusion’): from middle ages Latin coalitio(n-), from the verb coalescere (see coalesce). Consumption in politics dates from the so late 18th century.