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union

 [ūn´yun]
the growing together of tissues separated by injury, as of the ends of a fractured bone, or of the edges of a wound; see also healing.

un·ion

(yūn'yŭn),
1. Joining or amalgamation of two or more bodies.
2. Structural adhesion or growing together of the edges of a wound.
3. Healing of a fracture represented by the development of continuity between fractured fragments.
[L. unus, one]

un·ion

(yūn'yŭn)
1. The joining or amalgamation of two or more bodies.
2. The structural adhesion or growing together of the edges of a wound.
[L. unus, one]

un·ion

(yūn'yŭn)
1. Joining or amalgamation of two or more bodies.
2. Structural adhesion or growing together of the edges of a wound.
3. Healing of a fracture represented by the development of continuity between fractured fragments.
[L. unus, one]
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By 1878, when he came in to defend the little Bell Company against the towering Western Union, Smith had become the most noted patent lawyer in Boston.
Is there such perfect identity of interests among the States to compose a new Union, as to produce harmony only, and prevent renewed secession?
The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
This foreshadowing of a slow social evolution was made when Ernest was first depressed by the defection of the great unions. I never agreed with him in it, and I disagree now, as I write these lines, more heartily than ever; for even now, though Ernest is gone, we are on the verge of the revolt that will sweep all oligarchies away.
As clearly as in the light of past events, he saw the defection of the favored unions, the rise and the slow decay of the labor castes, and the struggle between the decaying oligarchs and labor castes for control of the great governmental machine.
"But with such a powerful combination as the Oligarchy and the big unions, is there any reason to believe that the Revolution will ever triumph?" I queried.
The oligarchs have already developed caste among themselves; but wait until the favored unions develop caste.
Well, the Iron Heel has defeated the labor unions on the industrial field and driven them over to the political field; and instead of this being joyful for us, it will be a source of grief.
It simply prolongs the fight, this treachery of the big unions. Heaven only knows now where and when the Revolution will triumph."
QUETTA -- The provincial labour welfare department on Thursday cancelled registration of 62 trade unions of government and private organisations under the Balochistan Servant Conduct Rues, 1979 on the orders of the Balochistan High Court (BHC).
WASA Sewerage Authority Employees Union Hub, BDA Employees Union Quetta, Municipal Committee Employees Labor Union Khuzdar, Local Government Employees Union Loralai, Municipal Committee Employees Union Osta Muhammad, WASA Workers Union Quetta, WASA Workers Union Quetta and dozens more.
Credit Union Trust has announced that the state of Michigan has granted approval to commence business as the state's first fiduciary service provider organized by credit unions, the company said.