Meaning of ALIGNMENT in English

ALIGNMENT

[noun]The vibration in the steering wheel is happening because the wheels are out of alignment (with each other). [U](figurative) The government is under pressure to bring safety standards on pollution into alignment with the rest of Europe. [U](figurative) New alignments (= connections or agreements of support) are being formed within the business community. [C]

Cambridge English vocab.      Кембриджский английский словарь.