confederacy

confederacy
I (compact) noun affiliation, alignment, alliance, association, body, cartel, coalition, combination, combine, concurrence, confederation, confraternity, consolidation, coterie, federation, fellowship, foedus, fusion, guild, league, pactum, set, societas, society, solidarity, syndicate, trust, unification, union II (conspiracy) noun cabal, collusion, complicity, complot, coniuratio, connivance, criminal agreement, illegal agreement, illegal compact, intrigue, plot, schemery, treasonable alliance III index affiliation (amalgamation), association (alliance), cabal, chamber (body), coaction, coalescence, collusion, committee, company (enterprise), connivance, consortium (business cartel), conspiracy, corporation, federation, league, partnership, pool, relationship (connection), society, sodality, union (labor organization)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


confederacy
The association or banding together of two or more persons for the purpose of committing an act or furthering an enterprise that is forbidden by law, or that, though lawful in itself, becomes unlawful when made the object of the confederacy. More commonly called a conspiracy.
The union of two or more independent states for the purpose of common safety or a furtherance of their mutual goals.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


confederacy
The association or banding together of two or more persons for the purpose of committing an act or furthering an enterprise that is forbidden by law, or that, though lawful in itself, becomes unlawful when made the object of the confederacy. More commonly called a conspiracy.
 
The union of two or more independent states for the purpose of common safety or a furtherance of their mutual goals.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

Синонимы:
(especially of independent states), , , , , ,



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