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Noun: alignment  u'lIn-munt
  1. The spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines
  2. The act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
  3. State of agreement and/or having the same or similar goals
    "alignment of AI with human values is a major challenge"
  4. An organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    - alliance, coalition, alinement [non-standard]
  5. (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac
    - conjunction

Derived forms: alignments

Type of: adjustment, arrangement, encounter, meeting, organisation [Brit], organization, placement, readjustment, registration

Encyclopedia: Alignment