unite against (someone or something)

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unite against (someone or something)

1. To join or combine with someone or something in order to oppose someone or something else. Though normally distrustful of each other, the two countries decided to unite against the growing threat from their neighbor to the north. Though we may have different beliefs and opinions, we must remain united against hate and oppression.
2. To cause multiple people, groups, or organizations to join or combine together in opposition to someone or something else. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "unite" and "against." The unprovoked attack united the entire region against the small militant nation. The execution of the rebels united the citizens of the country against the colonial rule of the foreign kingdom.
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unite someone against someone or something

to cause people to join together against someone or something. The mayor united his staff against the federal investigators. Ted united us against John. They united themselves against the enemy.
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unite against someone or something

to join against someone or something. We will unite against the opposing forces. We must unite against the incumbent legislators.
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Summary: Harayan [India], Nov.05 (ANI): Haryana minister Anil Vij on Sunday launched a veiled attack at the Congress party and the Patidar leaders for uniting against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for upcoming Gujarat assembly elections.
Harayan [India], Nov.05 ( ANI ): Haryana minister Anil Vij on Sunday launched a veiled attack at the Congress party and the Patidar leaders for uniting against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for upcoming Gujarat assembly elections.
US-based non-profits The Lung Cancer Research Foundation and Uniting Against Lung Cancer have elected to merge to amplify their impact on advancing lung cancer research, the organisations said.
Caption: For the eighth consecutive year, Coopers Beach in Southampton was filled with color, laughter and hope as supporters, survivors, and Long Island residents came together for Uniting Against Lung Cancer's annual "Kites for a Cure[R]" on Saturday, May 24.
So many people, so many places, and so many activities--all focused on uniting against this deadly disease.
More than 700 guests joined in raising close to $1 million for lung cancer research at this year's "Strolling Supper with Blues & News" hosted by Joan's Legacy: Uniting Against Lung Cancer.
This brings Uniting Against Lung Cancer to over $11 million in research funded since 2002--including 72 distinct grants for innovative research projects.
The event was hosted by Uniting Against Lung Cancer (formerly Joan's Legacy) which funds lung cancer research around the country.
The money raised will support Uniting Against Lung Cancer's national lung cancer research grant program.