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brotherhood

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˈbrʌð.ə.hʊd/ us    /-ɚ-/

brotherhood noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (ORGANIZATION)

(the members of) a particular organization: The various groups eventually fused into a single brotherhood.

brotherhood noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (FRIENDSHIP)

friendship and loyalty: The ideal of the brotherhood of man (= where everyone loves each other) is still far from reality.
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