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esprit de corps

noun [U] uk   /esˌpriː.dəˈkɔːr/ us    /-ˈkɔːr/ formal
the feelings, such as being proud and loyal, shared by members of a group of people: His leadership kept the team's esprit de corps intact during difficult periods.Relationships in general
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