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fold

noun [C/U] (SHARED BELIEFS)   /foʊld/
the safety or comfort of belonging to a group that shares the same beliefs: [U] The Democrats attracted many immigrants to the fold. A fold is a fenced area on a farm where sheep are kept during the night.
(Definition of fold noun (SHARED BELIEFS) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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