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See also: Solidarity
- (countable) A bond of unity or agreement between individuals, united around a common goal or against a common enemy, such as the unifying principle that defines the labor movement; mutual support within a group.
- A long time union member himself, Phil showed solidarity with the picketing grocery store workers by shopping at a competing, unionized store.
- 2012, Francesca Valensise, From Building Fabric to City Form: Reconstruction in Calabria at end of Eighteenth Century, Gangemi Editore spa, →ISBN, page 8:
- As a matter of fact the Enlightment culture was based on a philosophy inspired to an ethical laicism whose aim was to create a better society based on principles such as solidarity, equality of rights and duties, and full freedom.
- (uncountable) Willingness to give psychological and/or material support when another person is in a difficult position or needs affection.
- Only the solidarity provided by her siblings allowed Margaret to cope with her mother's harrowing death.
unifying bond between individuals with common goal or enemy
psychological or material support