Meaning of “companionship” in the English Dictionary

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"companionship" in British English

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companionshipnoun [ U ]

uk /kəmˈpæn.jən.ʃɪp/ us /kəmˈpæn.jən.ʃɪp/

the enjoyment of spending time with other people:

I lived on my own for a while but I missed the companionship of others.

(Definition of “companionship” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"companionship" in American English

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companionshipnoun [ U ]

us /kəmˈpæn·jənˌʃɪp/

the enjoyment of being with someone:

Besides sharing the cost of my apartment, he provides companionship.

(Definition of “companionship” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)