Meaning of ALIGNMENT in English

a ‧ lign ‧ ment /əˈlaɪnmənt/ BrE AmE noun

1 . [uncountable] the state of being arranged in a line with something or parallel to something

alignment of

the geometrical alignment of the Sun, Moon, and Earth at the eclipse

out of/into alignment

The wheels were out of alignment.

2 . [uncountable and countable] support given by one country or group to another in politics, defence etc

alignment with

their military alignment with the US

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.