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camaraderie

[ kah-muh-rah-duh-ree, -rad-uh-, kam-uh- ]
/ ˌkɑ məˈrɑ də ri, -ˈræd ə-, ˌkæm ə- /
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noun

a spirit of trust and goodwill among people closely associated in an activity or endeavor: Employees are being offered an opportunity to experience the camaraderie and encouragement that comes from being part of a fitness challenge team.

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Sometimes com·rade·ry [kom-rad-ree, -rid-] /ˈkɒm ræd ri, -rɪd-/ .

Origin of camaraderie

First recorded in 1830–40; from French, equivalent to camarade comrade + -erie -ery

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camaraderie
/ (ˌkæməˈrɑːdərɪ) /

noun

a spirit of familiarity and trust existing between friends

Word Origin for camaraderie

C19: from French, from comrade
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