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fraternizeverb [I]

UK usually fraternise uk   /ˈfræt.ə.naɪz/ us   /ˈfræt̬.ɚ.naɪz/
to meet someone socially, especially someone who belongs to an opposing army or team, or has a different social position: Do the doctors fraternize much with the nurses here? The soldiers were accused of fraternizing with the enemy.
fraternization
noun [U] UK usually fraternisation uk   /ˌfræt.ən.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us   /ˌfræt̬.ɚ.nəˈzeɪ.ʃən/
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fraternizeverb [I]

us   /ˈfræt̬·ərˌnɑɪz/
to meet socially with someone who belongs to a different or opposing group: The soldiers were told not to fraternize with any of the local people.
(Definition of fraternize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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