English version

cohesion

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcohesionco‧he‧sion /kəʊˈhiːʒən $ koʊ-/ ●○○ noun [uncountable]  1 UNITEif there is cohesion among a group of people, a set of ideas etc, all the parts or members of it are connected or related in a reasonable way to form a whole a sense of community and social cohesion2 LOGICAL technical a close relationship, based on grammar or meaning, between two parts of a sentence or a larger piece of writing
Examples from the Corpus
cohesionOnce the dictionary was available, society gained in cohesion because anyone could refer to it as an outside source for comparison.They did as much if not more for the internal cohesion of antislavery as in impressing the outside world.Information may be shared within the group but its cohesion depends on limiting the sharing of information outside the group.Its cohesion stemmed entirely from the almost feudal loyalty the troops accorded the Emperor.Poor, lacking cohesion, she could not pursue a vigorous foreign policy.The article comments on the lack of cohesion and commitment within the administration.It created a wartime atmosphere which could be used to manage the economy and to generate social cohesion.Such is the inextricable link and the social cohesion brought about by a variety of classes under the same roof.Policy choices reflected what governments perceived as the major threats to the cohesion and survival of the state.
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