union / ˈyun yən /


union 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the act of uniting two or more things.
  2. the state of being united.
  3. something formed by uniting two or more things; combination.
  4. a number of persons, states, etc., joined or associated together for some common purpose: student union; credit union.
  5. a group of states or nations united into one political body, as that of the American colonies at the time of the Revolution, that of England and Scotland in 1707, or that of Great Britain and Ireland in 1801.
  6. the Union. the United States: The Union defeated the Confederacy in 1865.
  7. a device emblematic of union, used in a flag or ensign, sometimes occupying the upper corner next to the staff or occupying the entire field.
  8. the act of uniting or an instance of being united in marriage or sexual intercourse: an ideal union; an illicit union.
  9. an organization of workers; a labor union.
  10. Mathematics. Also called join, logical sum, sum. the set consisting of elements each of which is in at least one of two or more given sets. Symbol: ∪the least upper bound of two elements in a lattice.
  11. the process or result of merging or integration of disjoined, severed, or fractured elements, as the healing of a wound or broken bone, the growing together of the parts in a plant graft, the fusion of pieces in a welding process, or the like.
  12. the junction or location at which the merging process has taken place.
  13. any of various contrivances for connecting parts of machinery or the like.
  14. Textiles. a fabric of two kinds of yarn.a yarn of two or more fibers.

union 近义词

n. 名词 noun

merger, joining

n. 名词 noun

group with shared interest, cause


  1. A deal was struck February 10, with the union agreeing to consider implementing curbside pickup.
  2. Moon said the subcommittee has already approved one of his proposals, which would prohibit local unions from bargaining with their departments over whether officers must use body cameras.
  3. In fact, he is the one and only love of my life, and the two of us will be entering into a state of total domestic union.
  4. Other possible mechanisms, including data cooperatives and data unions, would tackle similar problems in different ways.
  5. Candidates for office in the city, for instance, can only accept contributions from real people – not corporations or trade groups or labor unions.
  6. In February, Slovakia will have a referendum on whether marriage should be defined as a union between a man and a woman.
  7. Unlike the Soviet Union at a certain period in history, the Russian economy does not hold a candle to that of the United States.
  8. In his State of the Union address 50 years ago, LBJ laid out his vision for the Great Society.
  9. Inquiries will be accepted only via Western Union telegram or rotary phone.
  10. His next book is Government against Itself: Public Union Power and Its Consequences (Oxford) due out in January 2015.
  11. The first commencement of Union College for conferring degrees in the arts and sciences.
  12. When this became known to the few Union inhabitants of Fulton they implored Guitar not to do it.
  13. After they had been married some months, my wife visited your wife, and the latter seemed to be greatly impressed with the union.
  14. Nothing, however, can save us but a union, which would turn our barren hills into fruitful valleys.
  15. If ever the fusion of two human beings into one has been accomplished on this sphere it was surely in their union.