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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfraternalfra‧ter‧nal /frəˈtɜːnl $ -ɜːr-/ adjective formal  1 FRIENDLYshowing a special friendliness to other people because you share interests or ideas with them fraternal solidarity amongst union membersfraternal association/organization/society2 FAMILYrelating to brothers fraternal loyaltyfraternally adverb
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fraternalLittle fraternal love existed between these two clandestine arms of government.The fraternal spirit seems to be declining in relations between our churches.Identical twins, clearly, are far more concordant in general than are fraternal twins.fraternal association/organization/societyNor had he wanted to have recourse to the services of an Astropath belonging to a pious and loyal fraternal organization.Of forty-four ministers whose affiliations are known, twenty-one have never been members of any fraternal organization.He suggested that a fraternal association of the Engiish-speaking peo-pIes, operating outside the United Nations, should do it.
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