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comrade

noun [C] (FRIEND)    /ˈkɒm.reɪd/ US  /ˈkɑːm.ræd/ old-fashioned (UK comrade-in-arms)
a friend , especially one who you have been involved in difficult or dangerous , usually military , activities with: Many of his comrades were killed in the battle .Soldiers and people who fight in warsFriends, acquaintances and contemporaries comradely     /-li/ adjective like a comrade: He gave me a comradely slap on the back.Friendly
(Definition of comrade noun (FRIEND) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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