coalitionist

coalitionism

[koh-uh-lish-uh-niz-uhm]
noun
the idea, principle, or policy of favoring or supporting the concept of coalition or a specific coalition, especially in politics.

Origin:
1920–25; coalition + -ism

coalitionist, noun
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coalition (ˌkəʊəˈlɪʃən)
 
n
1.  a.  an alliance or union between groups, factions, or parties, esp for some temporary and specific reason
 b.  (as modifier): a coalition government
2.  a fusion or merging into one body or mass
 
[C17: from Medieval Latin coalitiō, from Latin coalēscere to coalesce]
 
coa'litional
 
adj
 
coa'litionist
 
n
 
coa'litioner
 
n

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