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fraternization

[ frat-er-nahy-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌfræt ərˌnaɪˈzeɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of associating with a person or group in a friendly way:He sees race relations in Brazil as relatively harmonious, with fraternization in sports and carnivals coexisting with zones of discrimination, such as employment.
social or, especially, intimate association with natives of a conquered country, with enemy or allied troops, between members of an organization who are of different ranks, etc.:If you and a fellow police officer are investigated for canoodling and either of you is found to have been biased by your fraternization, you could both lose your jobs.
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Also especially British, frat·er·ni·sa·tion .
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