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- adjective of or pertaining to any religious group that uses or formerly used the word "
Brethren", capitalized, in referring to itself or its members
- noun pl., (
informal) any Brethren denomination (usually preceded by "the" or "The")
- noun sg., a member of a Brethren congregation or denomination
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They also allege the Exclusive Brethren is involved in money laundering, and bribery of police and members of the judiciary in India.
The Exclusive Brethren is a worldwide organisation, with 43,000 members.
The Exclusive Brethren is an evil, corrupt cult that tried to silence former members who escaped its clutches, a judge heard today.
Boone, a heartless cleanup man for The Brethren, is just one of the bad guys that I was actively rooting against.
Michael's manipulation by The Brethren is a good source of suspense, as are the well-written chase scenes, fight sequences and the splash or three of intrigue and misplaced allegiances.
The terrorist agents who are operating in Algeria have not been instructed to kill French people, so much as they have been expected to alienate their Moslem Brethren from the French; for that is the aim, the overall political aim, of the master minds -- most of them not Algerians -- who have really been planning and directing this movement.
The Ikwan movement, "the Brethren", is a revival of the old Wahabi spirit which arose in Arabia at the beginning of the nineteenth century, which then spread to India and North Africa in the Senoussi order ..
We contacted cult experts who had experience working with religious groups and within 48 hours we learned that Daniel had likely left with the Jim Roberts Group aka the Brethren or Garbage Eaters.
The novels describe parallel universes, including one controlled by a shadow group called The Brethren using the Vast Machine.
The series centers upon a new recruit to the Black Templars and a member from their elite Sword Brethren squad and, the most venerable of their warriors, the Dreadnaught.