alligation


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alligation

(ˌælɪˈɡeɪʃən)
n
the act of joining or the condition of being joined to something
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While talking protesters said that Talqa Education Officer (TEO) Jacobabad Abdul Shakoor Banglani is a corrupt official, he had been arrested by Anti corruption police under the alligation of demolishing the primary school and case was lodged against him, he has been restored on the same seat additional powers were also given after taking heavy brabery.
A representative example is Geis's summary of Ferlinghetti's one-act play, The Alligation (1962): "Shooky the alligator is kept, figuratively, on a short leash by his owner, Ladybird.
When in addition to his familiarity with the three parts of the French horn, with the mathematical Rule of Three, with the principles of barter, with refining wines, and with hair dressing, Equiano adds the skill of alligation, he touches directly on the problem of finding grounds for integrating apparently incommensurable things (165-66).
WASHINGTON: Newly unsealed court documents in a case against White House hopeful Donald Trump's "university" reveal alligations that the now-defunct business preyed on the uneducated and misled consumers with aggressive marketing that amounted to fraud.