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guild in Organizations topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishguildguild /ɡɪld/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SSOan organization of people who do the same job or have the same interests 🔊 the Women’s Guild
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guildThe townsmen developed no organizational bases comparable to those of Western cities, no craft guilds or town councils.Many Cheyenne women belonged to a housewives' guild, which taught domestic arts and decoration.Much of this bore the unmistakable stamp of guild thought and policy.Strictly speaking this information was superfluous; at Coventry it was inserted perhaps with a view to recording guild affiliations.the writer's guildBut that debate revealed a wide gulf between the guild of academic historians and the public.The guilds worked both for the local market and for distant trade.