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COALITION, French law. By this word is understood an unlawful agreement among several persons, not to do a thing except on some conditions agreed upon.
     2. The most usual coalitions are, 1st. those which take place among master workmen, to reduce, diminish or fix at a low rate the wages of journeymen and other workmen; 2d. those among workmen or journeymen, not to work except at a certain price. These offences are punished by fine and imprisonment. Dict. de Police, h.t. In our law this offence is known by the name of conspiracy. (q.v.)

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The strikes against the Arab Coalition were launched by armed groups affiliated with terrorist organisations.
-Ben Arous: 56 lists; 26 party lists, 20 independent and 10 coalition.
Rather, Makinde argued that he had lived up to his promise to all parties of the coalition and in some cases bent backward to accommodate all interests.
"We are so proud of our coalition for investing the time and resources to take advantage of the best community coalition training in the world.
Breach of coalition agreement?This constitutes a breach of the coalition agreement, according to SNS.By convening the committee and pushing the resolution on the annexation of Crimea, Cseacutefalvayovaacute egregiously violated the rules of cooperation at which the coalition partners arrived in writing, maintains SNS.
"So we add a new faction to the coalition and work further, sign the agreement meaning they agree to join the coalition and we agree to work with them in one coalition.
1) We set up a game model of coalition formation to maximize the total utility value of the system.
The MIC's objectives are to build relationships to enhance mutual trust and understanding of national perspectives and to influence the development of operational practices to enable more effective coalition operations.
(2) Obtaining x-rays is routine in the evaluation of these symptoms, but coalitions can be hard to visualize using conventional radiograph because of bone overlap, obliquity of the coalition, and coalitions of fibrocartilaginous origin.
The coalition would confront not only the Islamic State (IS) but "any terrorist organisation that appears in front of us," Saudi Defence Minister and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said at a press conference in Riyadh.
During the Thursday meeting of parliamentary parties' meeting of PPP and its coalition partners, open and vociferous criticism was leveled at the meeting between Nawaz Sharif and Asif Ali Zardari, undertaken without coalition partners being taken into confidence, forcing PPP parliamentarians on the defensive, making sheepish attempts to pacify their jilted partners.

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