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11 entries found for union. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: union
Pronunciation: primarystressyün-yschwan
Function: noun
1 a : an act or instance of uniting two or more things into one <the union of Scotland and England> <union of a man and woman in marriage> b : COMBINATION 1 <the union of science and technology to solve modern problems>
2 a : something (as a nation) formed by a combining of parts or members b : LABOR UNION c : the mathematical set that contains all of the elements which are included in at least one of two or more sets <the union of the set {1, 2, 3} and the set {3, 4, 5} is the set {1, 2, 3, 4, 5}>
3 : a device for connecting parts (as pipes)
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