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friendship

[frend-ship]
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noun
  1. the state of being a friend; association as friends: to value a person's friendship.
  2. a friendly relation or intimacy.
  3. friendly feeling or disposition.

Origin of friendship

before 900; Middle English; Old English frēondscipe. See friend, -ship
Related formspre·friend·ship, noun

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2. harmony, accord, understanding, rapport.
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Word Origin and History for friendship

n.

Old English freondscipe; see friend (n.) + -ship.

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