Meaning of ALIGNMENT in English

ALIGNMENT

also alinement noun Date: 1790 the act of aligning or state of being aligned, 2. a forming in line, the line thus formed, the ground plan (as of a railroad or highway) in distinction from the profile, an arrangement of groups or forces in relation to one another

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