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  • n. Alternative spelling of fraternization.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. etc. See fraternization, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. associating with others in a brotherly or friendly way; especially with an enemy


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  • Yet the hope of "fraternisation" has nearly always been in vain.

    Essays in Rebellion

  • Thanks to the collapse of the Russian armies and "fraternisation," Germany has occupied Riga.

    Mr. Punch's History of the Great War

  • How can one fail to understand that this fraternisation, with all its razzle-dazzle, is an insult to everything new the recent insurrections have been able to bring to an Arab world crushed under the yoke--an insult to the youth of Tahrir Square in Cairo, who demonstrated for weeks on end without uttering the shadow of an anti-western, anti-American, or anti-Israeli slogan?

    Bernard-Henri Lévy: "Oh ! The Fools!"* (On a Palestinian Munich)

  • "It led to a sense of unconditional loyalty towards the family which excluded any sort of idea of fraternisation with the system."

    Joachim Gauck: the dissident hero who holds the destiny of Germany in his hands

  • [I] t is paradoxical that the general tenor of our current legislation is that we who are advancing into Germany with the intent of punishing the Germans should, in cases of non-fraternisation, punish only our own people.

    Miss Yourlovin: GIs, Gender, and Domesticity during World War II

  • This, lets not forget, a man with our Governments ear, suggesting that fraternisation with an enemy who are sending maimed and dead soldiers back to Britain is acceptable.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • The other Kew staff at said training session were the only good thing about it, and I've often wished I'd had a chance to follow through on more of these brief aquaintances - but this venerable place practices some rather arcane operational blocks to fraternisation between departments.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • In the front lines, fraternisation continued all day; though it is by no means universal as many units were unaware of what is going on.

    Archive 2007-12-23

  • Well just turning to other parts of South East Asia: according to a research paper for the US Department of Defence, there are reports in Thailand of some fraternisation between Thai Muslims, the Taliban and al-Qaeda remnants in Pakistan.

    Transcript - The Hon Stephen Smith MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs

  • The twentieth century had discovered with reluctant certainty that the average Chinaman was as civilised, more moral, and far more intelligent than the average European serf, and had repeated on a gigantic scale the fraternisation of Scot and Englishman that happened in the seventeenth century.

    When the Sleeper Wakes


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