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ALLIES

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Allies mean? 

ALLIES (noun)
  The noun ALLIES has 3 senses:

1. the alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter of the United Nations in 1945
2. in World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers
3. an alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy

  Familiarity information: ALLIES used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ALLIES (noun)


Sense 1Allies [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The alliance of nations that fought the Axis in World War II and which (with subsequent additions) signed the charter of the United Nations in 1945

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("Allies" is a kind of...):

alignment; alinement; alliance; coalition (an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty)


Sense 2Allies [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In World War I the alliance of Great Britain and France and Russia and all the other nations that became allied with them in opposing the Central Powers

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("Allies" is a kind of...):

alignment; alinement; alliance; coalition (an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty)


Sense 3allies [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An alliance of nations joining together to fight a common enemy

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("allies" is a kind of...):

alignment; alinement; alliance; coalition (an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty)


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