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comrade

noun [C] (POLITICAL MEMBER)    /ˈkɒm.reɪd/ US  /ˈkɑːm.ræd/
a member of the same political group, especially a communist or socialist group or a trade union: I know my opinion is shared by many of my comrades in the Labour movement. [as form of address] Welcome to the conference, comrades.Position and status in groups and organizations comradely     /-li/ adjective like a comrade: He gave me a comradely slap on the back.Friendly
(Definition of comrade noun (POLITICAL MEMBER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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