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Union. s. fem. Jonction de plusieurs choses ensemble. L'union de l'ame avec le corps. du chef & des membres. l'union de cette terre. l'union de ces charges.
On appelle, Union hypostatique, L'union du Verbe avec la nature humaine.
On appelle, Esprit d'union, Un esprit de paix & de concorde.
Il signifie fig. Concorde, societé, correspondance. L'union conjugale. l'union fraternelle. ce mariage a fait l'union de ces deux familles. cet accident a rompu l'union qui estoit entre eux. l'union des Princes chrestiens. ils ont tousjours vescu dans une grande union. il n'y a point d'union en cette compagnie.
On appelle, Bulles & lettres d'union, Les Bulles du Pape qui unissent un benefice à un autre, ou à une Communauté; & les lettres du Roy qui unissent une charge à une autre.

Dictionnaire de l'Académie française . 1964.

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