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Brotherhood vs. Fraternity

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  • Brotherhood (noun)

    The state of being brothers or a brother.

  • Brotherhood (noun)

    An association for any purpose, such as a society of monks; a fraternity.

  • Brotherhood (noun)

    The whole body of persons engaged in the same business, especially those of the same profession

    "the legal brotherhood"

    "the medical brotherhood"

  • Brotherhood (noun)

    People, or (poetically) things, of the same kind.

  • Fraternity (noun)

    The quality of being brothers or brotherly; brotherhood.

  • Fraternity (noun)

    A group of people associated for a common purpose.

  • Fraternity (noun)

    A social organization of male students at a college or university; usually identified by Greek letters.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • Brotherhood (noun)

    The state of being brothers or a brother.

  • Brotherhood (noun)

    An association for any purpose, as a society of monks; a fraternity.

  • Brotherhood (noun)

    The whole body of persons engaged in the same business, - especially those of the same profession; as, the legal or medical brotherhood.

  • Brotherhood (noun)

    Persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind.

  • Fraternity (noun)

    The state or quality of being fraternal or brotherly; brotherhood.

  • Fraternity (noun)

    A body of men associated for their common interest, business, or pleasure; a company; a brotherhood; a society; in the Roman Catholic Church, an association for special religious purposes, for relieving the sick and destitute, etc.

  • Fraternity (noun)

    Men of the same class, profession, occupation, character, or tastes.

  • Fraternity (noun)

    A social club for male college undergraduates. They often have secret initiation rites, and are named by the use of two or three Greek letters. The corresponding association for women students is called a sorority.

Webster Dictionary
  • Brotherhood (noun)

    the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings

  • Brotherhood (noun)

    people engaged in a particular occupation;

    "the medical fraternity"

  • Brotherhood (noun)

    the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers

  • Brotherhood (noun)

    an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer;

    "you have to join the union in order to get a job"

  • Fraternity (noun)

    a social club for male undergraduates

  • Fraternity (noun)

    people engaged in a particular occupation;

    "the medical fraternity"

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