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  • adj. Having major internal divisions along ethnic, religious, or linguistic lines, with none of the divisions large enough to form a majority group, yet nonetheless stable due to consultation among the elites of each of its major social groups.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a consociation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to a consociation.


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consociation +‎ -al



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