faction

  1. a clique that seeks power usually through intrigue
  2. a dissenting clique

faction

[Noun] A group within a larger group.
Example: There was rivalry between the various factions in the party.
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faction

[n] - a dissenting clique
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Faction

Fac'tion (făk'shŭn) noun [ Latin factio a doing, a company of persons acting together, a faction: confer French faction See Fashion .] 1. (Anc. Hist.) One of the divisions or parties of charioteers (distinguished by their colors) in the games of the circus...
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faction

1. One of the divisions or parties of charioteers (distinguished by their colours) 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 ...
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faction

sect noun a dissenting clique
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Faction

• (n.) One of the divisions or parties of charioteers (distinguished by their colors) in the games of the circus. • (n.) 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 k...
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faction

(from the article `democracy`) In many of the city-state democracies and republics, part of the answer to question (3)—What political institutions are necessary for ... ...by the Scottish philosopher and historian David Hume, whose influence on Madison was perhaps even greater than Montesquieu`s. For it was from Hume ... [2 rela...
Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/f/2

faction

faction 1. A group of people who express a shared belief or opinion different from people who are not part of the group. 2. A group formed to seek some goal within a political party or a government. The term suggests quarrelsome dissent from the course pursued by a party or government majority. 3. A form of literature or filmmaking that treats re...
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faction

An association of individuals organized for the purpose of influencing government actions favourable to their interests, now known as interest groups.
Found on http://polisci.nelson.com/glossary.html

Faction

[Sirius XM] Faction is an uncensored rock, punk, hip hop, and heavy metal music mixed channel on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 41 (previously 28), XM Satellite Radio channel 41 (previously 52, replacing Fungus 53 on November 12, 2008) and Dish Network channel 6041. Until February 9, 2010, it was heard on DirecTV. It is also one of five alt...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faction_(Sirius_XM)

Faction

[Planescape] The Factions are fictional philosophically based power groups in the Planescape campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game. ==Background== While the Lady of Pain is considered the ultimate ruler of the planar metropolis called Sigil, `the City of Doors`, the Factions perform virtually all the actual a...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faction_(Planescape)

Faction

The largest NPC group unit. Equivalent to a player alliance, they contain member corporations.
Found on http://wiki.eveonline.com/en/wiki/Glossary

faction

a dissenting clique
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faction

a dissenting clique
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faction

a dissenting clique
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