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"esprit de corps" in British English

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esprit de corpsnoun [U]

uk   /esˌpriː.dəˈkɔːr/  us   /-ˈkɔːr/ formal
the ​feelings, such as being ​proud and ​loyal, ​shared by ​members of a ​group of ​people: His ​leadershipkept the team's esprit de ​corpsintact during ​difficultperiods.
(Definition of esprit de corps from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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esprit de corpsnoun [U]

 us   /eˌspri də ˈkɔr, -ˈkoʊr/
the ​proud and ​comfortablefeeling that you are a ​member of a ​group whose ​purpose you ​believe in: People who ​live on ​houseboats have a ​certain esprit de corps.
(Definition of esprit de corps from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “esprit de corps”
in Chinese (Simplified) 团队精神,集体精神, 集体荣誉感…
in Chinese (Traditional) 團隊精神,集體精神, 集體榮譽感…
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