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communion

noun     /kəˈmjuː.ni.ən/
[U] formal a close relationship with someone in which feelings and thoughts are exchanged: He found spiritual communion with her. He lived in close communion with nature/God.Empathy and sensitivitySympathy and compassionRelationships in general [C, + sing/pl verb] literary a group of people who are united by the same, especially religious, beliefs: The author has a vision of an emerging worldwide Christian communion.Followers of religious groups
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