the act of joining or state of being joined into one
a group of countries or state joined together; association or club formed by uniting parts, state, etc.
a state of agreement and unity
(unity in) marriage
"you have to join the union in order to get a job"
"he has visited every state in the Union"
"Lee hoped to detach Maryland from the Union"
"the North's superior resources turned the scale"
"the casual couplings of adolescents"
"the mating of some species occurs only in the spring"
"there is strength in union"
"a long and happy marriage"
"God bless this union"
"the Soviet Union"
"let C be the union of the sets A and B"
"lightning produced an unusual union of the metals"
"the union of opposing factions"
"he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays"
"a Federal infantryman"
"the union movement"
"a union-shop clause in the contract"
The union of church and state.
出自： E. Miall
The..member states..hope to achieve monetary union.