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Noun: fraternity  fru'tur-ni-tee
  1. [N. Amer] A social club for male undergraduates
    - frat [N. Amer]
     
  2. People engaged in a particular occupation
    "the medical fraternity";
    - brotherhood, sodality
     
  3. Friendship and mutual support within a group of people

Derived forms: fraternities

Type of: class, club, gild, guild, lodge, order, social class, social club, society, socio-economic class, stratum

Encyclopedia: Fraternity