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factions, plural;
  1. A literary and cinematic genre in which real events are used as a basis for a fictional narrative or dramatization

  1. cabal: a clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue
  2. a dissenting clique
  3. A political faction is a grouping of individuals, such as a political party, a trade union, or other group with a political purpose. A faction or political party may include fragmented sub-factions, “parties within a party," which may be referred to as power blocs, or voting blocs. ...
  4. In computer and video gaming, a clan or a guild is a group of players that play online games together. They may play against other clans via matches or challenges, also known as scrims (scrimmages) and wars. ...
  5. Faction, a neologism, in literature, describes a text as based on real historical figures, and actual events, woven together with fictitious allegations.
  6. The Factions are fictional philosophically based power groups in the Planescape campaign setting for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game.
  7. Faction is an uncensored rock, punk, hip hop, and heavy metal music mixed channel on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 28, XM Satellite Radio channel 52 (replacing Fungus 53 on November 12, 2008, even though Fungus signed off in September) and Dish Network channel 6028. ...
  8. The Faction was a punk rock band from San Jose, California who were closely linked to the underground skateboarding culture. ...
  9. A group of people, especially within a political organization, who express a shared belief or opinion different from people who are not part of the group; Strife; discord
  10. (factioned) referring to a community which has been divided into two or more groups who no longer perceive of themselves as having common interests, and thus behave disharmoniously toward each other. ...
  11. (Factions) Your squad can contain characters that possess your faction’s symbol or the Fringe symbol. ...
  12. (Factions) Black Dragon – Brothers of the Shadow – Deadly Alliance – Elder Gods – Lin Kuei – Outer World Investigation Agency – Shirai Ryu – Red Dragon – Tekunin – White Lotus Society
  13. (Factions) term used by Madison to denote what we now call interest groups.
  14. (factions) These broad categories classify characters according to their allegiances in a particular Star Wars era.
  15. One of the 15 philosophical groups that rule Sigil.
  16. Parts of a fandom which are split up among different issues in a fandom. For instance, those that support a character and those that don't are considered factions.
  17. These are groups of NPCs throughout HeroSmash. Do quests for them and you will earn Reputation (Rep), increasing your rank among the factions as people learn to respect (or fear) you. Go here to see the amount of reputation points needed for each rank. Factions can be found here.
  18. a recently coined term used to describe works that straddle the line between fact and fiction.
  19. A "faction" is a group of people on one side of a social schism. As a mobilizer, you should ensure that you are not identified as supporting any one faction in a community (explained in Unity Organizing). See social schism.
  20. a group of people inside a political party, club, government, and so on, working in a common cause against other such groups or against the main body; here, it refers to those resisting Reverend Parris.
  21. A group composed of the followers or fans of a particular character (for example, Knighties are fans of Nick), a combination of characters (Nanettes like Natalie and Janette), or concept (Immortal Beloveds believe Nick and Janette belong together).
  22. n. 1. Party. Fasad karnwala jattha. M; dhir. F; dhara, m ; 2. Dissension. Phutt. F; ajor m; wigar. F; an ban. F;
  23. A group of players with a similar archetypal interest, which holds semi-autonomous powers.
  24. Terran Confederation
  25. a group or clique within a larger group, party, government, organization, or the like