League vs. Union

League vs. Union — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between League and Union

Leaguenoun

A group or association of cooperating members.

the League of Nations

Unionnoun

(countable) The act of uniting or joining two or more things into one.

Leaguenoun

An organization of sports teams which play against one another for a championship.

My favorite sports organizations are the National Football League and the American League in baseball.

Unionnoun

(uncountable) The state of being united or joined.

Leaguenoun

(informal) rugby league

Are you going to watch the league tonight?

Unionnoun

(countable) That which is united, or made one; something formed by a combination or coalition of parts or members; a confederation; a consolidated body; a league.

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Leaguenoun

A prefecture-level administrative unit in Inner Mongolia.

Unionnoun

(countable) A trade union; a workers' union.

Leaguenoun

(measurement) The distance that a person can walk in one hour, commonly taken to be approximately three English miles (about five kilometers).

Unionnoun

(countable) An association of students at a university for social and/or political purposes; also in some cases a debating body.

Leaguenoun

A stone erected near a public road to mark the distance of a league.

Unionnoun

(countable) A joint or other connection uniting parts of machinery, such as pipes.

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Leagueverb

To form an association; to unite in a league or confederacy; to combine for mutual support.

Unionnoun

The set containing all of the elements of two or more sets.

Leaguenoun

an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members

Unionnoun

(countable) The act or state of marriage.

Leaguenoun

an association of states or organizations or individuals for common action

Unionnoun

Sexual intercourse.

Leaguenoun

an obsolete unit of distance of variable length (usually 3 miles)

Unionnoun

A data structure that can store any of various types of item, but only one at a time.

Leagueverb

unite to form a league

Unionnoun

A large, high-quality pearl.

Unionnoun

(historical) An affiliation of several parishes for joint support and management of their poor; also the jointly-owned workhouse.

Unionverb

To combine sets using the union operation.

Unionnoun

an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer;

you have to join the union in order to get a job

Unionnoun

the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War);

he has visited every state in the UnionLee hoped to detach Maryland from the Unionthe North's superior resources turned the scale

Unionnoun

the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes;

the casual couplings of adolescentsthe mating of some species occurs only in the spring

Unionnoun

the state of being joined or united or linked;

there is strength in union

Unionnoun

the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce);

a long and happy marriageGod bless this union

Unionnoun

healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones

Unionnoun

a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations;

the Soviet Union

Unionnoun

a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets;

let C be the union of the sets A and B

Unionnoun

the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts;

lightning produced an unusual union of the metals

Unionnoun

a device on a national flag emblematic of the union of two or more sovereignties (typically in the upper inner corner)

Unionnoun

the act of making or becoming a single unit;

the union of opposing factionshe looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays

Unionadjective

being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the Civil War;

Union soldiersFederal forcesa Federal infantryman

Unionadjective

of trade unions;

the union movementunion negotiationsa union-shop clause in the contract