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fraternize

verb [I] uk ( UK usually fraternise)   /ˈfræt.ə.naɪz/ us    /-ɚ-/
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? He accused the England team of fraternizing too much with the opposition.
fraternization
noun [U] uk ( UK usually fraternisation)   /ˌfræt.ən.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/ us    /-ɚ.nɪ-/
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