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camaraderie

Definition:

the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability

Class:

attribute noun (attributes of people and objects)

Plural:

camaraderies

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

Borrowing from French, from Spanish camarada, from cámara ("bedroom"), from...
(Source: Wiktionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Friendship

a relationship of mutual affection between two or more people. Friendship is a stronger form of interpersonal bond than an acquaintanceship. Friendship has been studied in academic fields such as sociology, social psychology, anthropology, and... (35 of 5683 words, 5 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Friendship

Collins Dictionary:

camaraderie

a spirit of familiarity and trust existing between friends (9 of 461 words, 9 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/camaraderie

Merriam-Webster:

camaraderie | brotherhood [synonym] | companionship [synonym] | community [synonym] | company [synonym] | comradery [synonym] | comradeship [synonym] | fellowship [synonym] | society [synonym]

a spirit of friendly good-fellowship (5 of 229 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/camaraderie

Oxford Dictionary:

camaraderie

mutual trust and friendship among people who spend a lot of time together (13 of 50 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/camaraderie

Cambridge Dictionary:

camaraderie [slightly formal]

a feeling of friendliness towards people that you work or share an experience with (14 of 40 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/camaraderie

Macmillan British Dictionary:

camaraderie [uncountable]

friendship and trust between people in a group (8 of 32 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/camaraderie

Wiktionary:

camaraderie | camaraderies [plural] | comraderies [plural, rare] | comradeliness [rare] | chumminess [synonym, sense-specific] | comradery [synonym, sense-specific] | comradeship [synonym, sense-specific]

Close friendship in a group of friends or teammates. | A spirit of familiarity and closeness (15 of 26 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/camaraderie

American Heritage Dictionary:

camaraderie

Goodwill and lighthearted rapport between or among friends; comradeship. (9 of 25 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/camaraderie

New World Dictionary:

camaraderie | comradery [United States]

loyalty and warm, friendly feeling among comrades; comradeship (8 of 18 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/camaraderie

Random House Dictionary:

camaraderie | comradery

comradeship; good-fellowship. (2 of 9 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/camaraderie

Encarta Dictionary:

camaraderie

a feeling of close friendship and trust among a group of people (12 of 30 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861594270​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Wiktionary:

camaraderie | camaraderies [plural]

Origin: 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.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/camaraderie

American Heritage Dictionary:

camaraderie

Origin: French, from camarade, comrade, from Old French, roommate; see "comrade".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/camaraderie

Oxford Dictionary:

camaraderie

First use: mid 19th century

Origin: French, from camarade "comrade"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/camaraderie

Collins Dictionary:

camaraderie

First use: 19th century

Origin: from French, from comrade

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/camaraderie

Online Etymology:

camaraderie

First use: 1840

Origin: French camaraderie, from camarade "comrade".

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=camaraderie

Merriam-Webster:

camaraderie

First use: 1840

Origin: French, from camarade comrade

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/camaraderie

New World Dictionary:

camaraderie

Origin: French from camarade, "comrade"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/camaraderie

Encarta Dictionary:

camaraderie

First use: Mid-19th century

Origin: French from camarade

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861594270​/definition​.html  [offline]

comrade | comrades [plural]

First use: Mid-16th century

Origin: French camerade, camarade from Spanish camarada "barracks mate" from camara "room" from Latin camera

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861599256​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

camaraderie

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "camaraderie"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/camaraderie

Cambridge Dictionary:

camaraderie [slightly formal]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "camaraderie"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "camaraderie"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/camaraderie

Macmillan American Dictionary:

camaraderie [uncountable]

Audio 1: North American pronunciation of "camaraderie"

Audio 2: North American pronunciation of "camaraderie"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/camaraderie

Macmillan British Dictionary:

camaraderie [uncountable]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "camaraderie"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/camaraderie

the Free Dictionary:

camaraderie

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "camaraderie"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "camaraderie" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/camaraderie

Google Dictionary:

camaraderie

Audio: English pronunciation of "camaraderie"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

camaraderie

Audio: North American pronunciation of "camaraderie"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=camara​01 word=camaraderie

YourDictionary Audio:

camaraderie

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "camaraderie" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/camaraderie

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