Definition of Faction. Meaning of Faction. Synonyms of Faction

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Definition of Faction

Faction
Faction Fac"tion, n. [L. factio a doing, a company of persons acting together, a faction: cf. F. faction See Fashion.] 1. (Anc. Hist.) One of the divisions or parties of charioteers (distinguished by their colors) in the games of the circus. 2. A party, in political society, combined or acting in union, in opposition to the government, or state; -- usually applied to a minority, but it may be applied to a majority; a combination or clique of partisans of any kind, acting for their own interests, especially if greedy, clamorous, and reckless of the common good. 3. Tumult; discord; dissension. They remained at Newbury in great faction among themselves. --Clarendon. Syn: Combination; clique; junto. See Cabal.

Meaning of Faction from wikipedia

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- supporters by repealing the Corn Laws, causing the party to break apart. One faction, led by Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby and Benjamin Disraeli...
- book and film trilogies, factions are societal divisions that cl****ify citizens based on their aptitudes and values. The factions are Dauntless (the brave)...
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