The state of being brothers or a brother.
An association for any purpose, as a society of monks; a fraternity.
The whole body of persons engaged in the same business, -- especially those of the same profession; as, the legal or medical brotherhood.
Persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind.
A brotherhood of venerable trees. - William Wordsworth.
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the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
brotherhood, fraternity, sodalitynoun
people engaged in a particular occupation
"the medical fraternity"
the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers
union, labor union, trade union, trades union, brotherhoodnoun
an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
"you have to join the union in order to get a job"
conglutination, sexual union, fraternity, join, trades union, uniting, matrimony, unification, coupling, sum, spousal relationship, union, trade union, pairing, conjugation, wedlock, marriage, mating, sodality, labor union, jointure
noun - a brotherhood, especially with a religious or charitable purpose.Submitted by RobertHaigh on June 14, 2020
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I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else-I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations.
I had a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons ofthe former slaves and the sons of the former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood
The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession, what there is of it.
Mohamed Fahmy has no relation to the Muslim Brotherhood organization and he is not a Muslim Brother.
The Egyptian government sees The Egyptian government squeezed between the Islamic State or The Egyptian government local affiliate in the Sinai Peninsula and then another Islamic State affiliate on the western border with Libya, while at the same time, they are dealing with unrest and dissatisfaction from the Muslim Brotherhood from across the country.
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- fraternitatCatalan, Valencian
- αδελφάτο, αδελφότητα, αδελφοσύνηGreek
- fraternidad, hermandadSpanish
- ammattikunta, veljeskunta, veljeysFinnish
- fraternité, confrérieFrench
- fraternitati fieriLatin
- brorskapNorwegian Nynorsk
- braterstwo, bractwoPolish
- fraternidade, irmandadePortuguese
- bràtstvo, bratovščinaSlovene
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