combination

  • 1 combination — com·bi·na·tion n 1 a: an alliance of individuals, states, or esp. corporations united to achieve a common (as economic) end see also combination in restraint of trade compare joint venture 1, merger …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 combination — combination, combine, party, bloc, faction, ring denote a union, either of individuals or of organized interests, for mutual support in obtaining common political or private ends. Combination is the most comprehensive of these terms, being… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Combination — Com bi*na tion, n. [LL. combinatio. See {Combine}.] 1. The act or process of combining or uniting persons and things. [1913 Webster] Making new compounds by new combinations. Boyle. [1913 Webster] A solemn combination shall be made Of our dear… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Combination — (1992), manga de Leeza Sei. À ce jour, 5 volumes édités par Génération comics en France ; toujours en cours au Japon. Histoire Hashiba la tête brûlée et Sasaki le taciturne, la combinaison la plus improbable mais la plus efficace qu on… …

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  • 5 Combination — コンビネーション (Konbinēshon) Editorial Kōbunsha Publicado en Val Pretty Primera edición 1991 Última edición …

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  • 6 combination — [käm΄bə nā′shən] n. [ME combinacioun < LL combinatio, a joining two by two] 1. a combining or being combined 2. a thing formed by combining 3. an association of persons, firms, political parties, etc. for a common purpose 4. a) the series of… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 combination — late 14c., combinacyoun, from O.Fr. combination (14c., Mod.Fr. combinaison), from L.L. combinationem (nom. combinatio) a joining two by two, noun of action from pp. stem of combinare (see COMBINE (Cf. combine)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 combination — [n1] mixture, blend aggregate, amalgam, amalgamation, blending, brew, coalescence, combo, composite, compound, connection, consolidation, everything but kitchen sink*, fusion, junction, medley, merger, miscellany, mishmash*, mix, olio, order,… …

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  • 9 combination — ► NOUN 1) the action of combining two or more different things. 2) something in which the component elements are individually distinct. 3) a sequence of numbers or letters used to open a combination lock. 4) (combinations) dated a single… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 Combination — (v. lat.), 1) Verbindung von Mehreren durch Zusammenfügung in eine Reihe od. Ordnung; 2) (Log.), Verbindung mehrerer Urtheile zu Erforschung der Wahrheit, indem eins aus dem anderen als Folgerung hergeleitet wird; bei jedem Syllogismus ist C., u …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 Combination — Combination, im Allgemeinen die Zusammenstellung von mehreren, in eine gewisse Reihe oder Ordnung, im gewöhnlichen Sprachgebrauche aber die Fertigkeit, aus gemachten Wahrnehmungen oder Erfahrungen Schlüsse zu ziehen und Urtheile zu fällen, durch… …

    Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • 12 Combination — Combination, die Verbindung des Einzelnen unter ein geordnetes Ganzes, besonders mit Rücksicht auf die Begriffe. In der Mathematik ist C. die Vereinigung mehrerer Gegenstände in Gruppen, die von Zahlen dieser Gegenstände gebildet werden, z.B.… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 13 Combination — Combin redirects here. For the mountain massif, see Grand Combin. For other uses, see Combination (disambiguation). In mathematics a combination is a way of selecting several things out of a larger group, where (unlike permutations) order does… …

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  • 14 combination — Applies to derivative products. Arrangement of options involving two long or two short positions with different expiration dates or strike prices (exercise prices). Bloomberg Financial Dictionary See: straddle. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary An… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 combination — noun 1 (C, U) two or more different things, qualities, substances etc that are used or put together: a perfect wine and food combination (+ of): A combination of factors may be responsible for the increase in cancer. | a screen heroine who is a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 combination */*/*/ — UK [ˌkɒmbɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n] / US [ˌkɑmbɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms combination : singular combination plural combinations 1) [countable] something that combines several things a striking colour combination combination of: a combination of text,… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 combination — com|bi|na|tion W2S3 [ˌkɔmbıˈneıʃən US ˌka:m ] n 1.) [U and C] two or more different things that exist together or are used or put together →↑combine combination of ▪ A combination of factors may be responsible for the increase in cancer. ▪ A… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 combination — com|bi|na|tion [ ,kambı neıʃn ] noun *** 1. ) count something that combines several things: a striking color combination combination of: a combination of text, illustration, and graphics an unusual combination of circumstances a ) uncount the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 combination — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ ideal, perfect, right, unbeatable, winning ▪ The band played with a winning combination of gusto and precision. ▪ attractive (esp. BrE) …

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  • 20 combination — 01. It wasn t any one thing which started the argument; it was more a [combination] of disagreements over the last few days. 02. I forgot the [combination] for my lock, and now I can t get my clothes out of my locker. 03. High winds, [combined]… …

    Grammatical examples in English