an association of individuals having sentiments, tastes, and attitudes in common; fellowship.
Sociology. a society or group characterized chiefly by a strong sense of common identity, close personal relationships, and an attachment to traditional and sentimental concerns.
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- Compare gesellschaft.
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How to use gemeinschaft in a sentence
For lack of a more suitable English equivalent I have translated gemeinschaft as communion.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason' | Norman Kemp Smith
They went by the name of the gemeinschaft der Heiligen, and the fervours of the community were at least those of genuine votaries.The Youth of Goethe | Peter Hume Brown
British Dictionary definitions for gemeinschaft
(often capital) a social group united by common beliefs, family ties, etc: Compare gesellschaft
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