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English definition of “clannish”

clannish

adjective uk   /ˈklæn.ɪʃ/ disapproving us  
describes members of a group of people or society who are friendly to each other, but not to people outside the group
clannishly
adverb uk   /-li/ disapproving us  
clannishness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ disapproving us  
(Definition of clannish from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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