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English definition of “clannish”

clannish

adjective     /ˈklæn.ɪʃ/ disapproving
describes members of a group of people or society who are friendly to each other, but not to people outside the groupExcluding clannishly     /-li/ adverb disapproving clannishness     /-nəs/ noun [U] disapproving
(Definition of clannish adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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