Definition of Fraternity in English :

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Fraternity meaning in English

Meaning of Fraternity in English

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Fraternity pronunciation in English

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1. frat, fraternity

a social club for male undergraduates

2. brotherhood, fraternity, sodality

people engaged in a particular occupation

Example Sentences:
'the medical fraternity'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of fraternity
noun plural -ties
a body of people united in interests, aims, etc
the teaching fraternity
. Gender-neutral form: community
3. US and Canadian
a secret society joined by male students, usually functioning as a social club

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nounWord forms: plural fraˈternities
the state or quality of being brothers; fraternal relationship or spirit; brotherliness
a group of men (or, sometimes, men and women) joined together by common interests, for fellowship, etc.; specif., a Greek-letter college organization
a group of people with the same beliefs, interests, work, etc.
the medical fraternity

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see synonyms of fraternity
n. pl. fra·ter·ni·ties
1. A body of people associated for a common purpose or interest, such as a guild.
2. A group of people joined by similar backgrounds, occupations, interests, or tastes: the fraternity of bird watchers.
3. A social organization at a college or university, traditionally consisting of male students and designated by Greek letters.
4. Roman Catholic Church A sodality.
5. The quality or condition of being brothers; brotherliness.

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