fraternity
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fraternity(
fruh
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tuhr
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nih
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (feeling of friendship)
a. la fraternidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Fraternity and compassion are two of the core values of our organization.Fraternidad y compasión son dos de los valores fundamentales de nuestra organización.
2. (education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la fraternidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The brothers became members of the same fraternity.Los dos hermanos se hicieron miembros de la misma fraternidad.
b. el círculo estudiantil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Some of the strongest friendships I've had in life were formed in my fraternity.Algunas de las amistades más sólidas que he tenido en la vida se formaron en mi círculo estudiantil.
3. (religious)
a. la hermandad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The members of our fraternity have sworn a vow of celibacy.Los miembros de nuestra hermandad han hecho voto de celibato.
b. la cofradía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After the extensive vetting process, he was finally inducted into the secret religious fraternity.Después de un proceso de investigación exhaustivo, fue iniciado finalmente en la cofradía religiosa secreta.
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fraternity
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (brotherliness)
a. la fraternidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (religious group)
a. la hermandad f, cofradía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
the medical/banking fraternityel gremio médico/de la banca
3. (university)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. asociación de estudiantes que suele funcionar como club social
fraternity houseresidencia perteneciente a dicha asociación
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fraternity [frəˈtɜːnɪtɪ]
noun
1 (comradeship) fraternidad (f)
2 (US) (Univ) círculo (m) estudiantil
note See culture box in entry sorority.
3 (organization) hermandad (f)
the criminal fraternity el mundo del hampa
...the spread of stolen guns among the criminal fraternity
the yachting fraternity los aficionados a la vela
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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