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noun     brotherhood pronunciation in British English
/ˈbrʌðə(r)ˌhʊd/
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singularbrotherhood
pluralbrotherhoods
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the friendship and support that a group of people, especially men, get from one another

    He taught us freedom, tolerance, and brotherhood.

  2. 2
    [countable] a group of people, especially a group of men, who have similar interests or who do the same job
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