camaraderie

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French, from Spanish camarada, from cámara (bedroom), from Latin camara, camera (a chamber); see chamber. Literally “one with whom one shares one's bedroom”. Compare comrade.

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camaraderie (plural camaraderies)

  1. Close friendship in a group of friends or teammates.
  2. A spirit of familiarity and closeness
    • 1838, Caulincourt, Napoleon and his Times, Volume 1, page 175:
      There was not one of Napoleon's intimate friends, however high in rank, who would have ventured to indulge in the sort of camaraderie which was kept up between the Emperor and his old moustaches.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish camarada, from cámara (bedroom). Literally "one with whom one shares one's bedroom"

Noun[edit]

camaraderie f (plural camaraderies)

  1. camaraderie

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