fraternize

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  • fraternise (non-Oxford British spelling, used in many Commonwealth countries but not Canada)

Etymology[edit]

From French fraterniser.

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fraternize (third-person singular simple present fraternizes, present participle fraternizing, simple past and past participle fraternized)

  1. (intransitive) To associate with others in a brotherly or friendly manner.
  2. (intransitive) To associate as friends with an enemy, in violation of duty.

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