AskDefine | Define fraternity

Dictionary Definition

fraternity

Noun

1 a social club for male undergraduates [syn: frat]
2 people engaged in a particular occupation; "the medical fraternity" [syn: brotherhood, sodality]

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English

Noun

  1. The quality of being brothers; brotherliness.
  2. A group of people associated for a common purpose.
  3. A social organization of male students at a college or university; usually identified by Greek letters.

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Translations

the quality of being brothers
  • Finnish: veljeys
  • Romanian: fraternitate
group of people associated for a common purpose
  • Czech: spolek
  • Finnish: veljeskunta

See also

Extensive Definition

Fraternity is a word for brotherhood, and by extension deep friendship or camaraderie.

Organizations

Student Organization

Music

Other

fraternity in German: Bruderschaft
fraternity in Spanish: Fraternidad (desambiguación)
fraternity in French: Fraternité (société)
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