US: /ˈjunjən/
UK: /jˈuːni‍ən/

English Vietnamese dictionary

  • hợp
  • u. of sets hợp nhất của các tập hợp
  • u. of spheres (tô pô) bó hình cầu
  • direct u. (đại số) hợp trực tiếp

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
2 [C] an association or a club for people or organizations with the same interest: the Scottish Rugby Union
See also - STUDENTS' UNION (2)
3 [C] a group of states or countries that have the same central government or that agree to work together: the former Soviet Union + the European Union
4 (Union) [sing.] the US (used especially at the time of the Civil War): the Union and the Confederacy + the State of the Union address by the President
5 [U, sing.] the act of joining two or more things together; the state of being joined together; the act of two people joining together: a summit to discuss economic and monetary union + Northern Ireland's union with Britain + sexual / physical union
6 [C] (old-fashioned) a marriage: Their union was blessed with six children.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 uniting, unity, combining, combination, joining, junction, conjoining, conjunction, allying, alliance, associating, association, coalition, amalgamating, amalgamation, fusing, fusion, marrying, marriage, confederating, confederation, confederacy, synthesizing, synthesis, mixing, mixture, federation, togetherness:
Monarchies favour the union of Church and State.
2 alliance, association, organization, society, circle, fraternity, club, fellowship, team, ring, gang, syndicate, coalition, party, confederation, confederacy, federation, Bund, league, consortium, bloc, cartel, trust:
The countries formed a union to control their joint economies.
3 joint, seam, splice, junction, conjunction, graft, weld; coupling:
The union between the two pieces may be stronger than the material itself.
4 agreement, accord, harmony, harmoniousness, congruity, coherence, compatibility, unanimity, unity:
The union of the various elements in the painting was skilfully effected.

Collocation dictionary


close, tight
Some of the member states wanted a tighter union rather than the loose confederation that developed.
| loose | full
a move towards full European union
| economic, monetary, political


create, form | dissolve


break up
The Soviet Union broke up after only a few years of liberalization.


~ between
currency union between the two countries
| ~ with
the union with East Germany > SeeTRADE UNION

Concise English dictionary

+an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
+the United States (especially the northern states during the American Civil War)
+the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive purposes
+the state of being joined or united or linked
+the state of being a married couple voluntarily joined for life (or until divorce)
+healing process involving the growing together of the edges of a wound or the growing together of broken bones
+a political unit formed from previously independent people or organizations
+a set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
+the occurrence of a uniting of separate parts
+a device on a national flag emblematic of the union of two or more sovereignties (typically in the upper inner corner)
+the act of making or becoming a single unit
+being of or having to do with the northern United States and those loyal to the Union during the American Civil War
+of trade unions