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1. brotherhood

noun. ['ˈbrʌðɝˌhʊd'] people engaged in a particular occupation.

Synonyms

  • stratum
  • sodalist
  • fraternity
  • socio-economic class
  • sodality
  • class
  • social class

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disassortative mating
  • assortative mating
  • endogamy

Etymology

  • brotherhod (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Brotherhood

  • motherhood

How do you pronounce brotherhood?

Pronounce brotherhood as ˈbrəðərˌhʊd.

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Sentences with brotherhood


1. Noun, singular or mass
Fundamental collectivist Islamic principles such as brotherhood, equality and compassion form the backbone of the Muslim social order.

Quotes about brotherhood


1. The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

2. I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

3. Rock n' roll as a genre is different from pop and hip hop: it is about bands, and that for me suggests brotherhood, family, friendship and community.
- Steven Van Zandt

2. brotherhood

noun. ['ˈbrʌðɝˌhʊd'] the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers.

Antonyms

  • nonalignment

Etymology

  • brotherhod (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. brotherhood

noun. ['ˈbrʌðɝˌhʊd'] the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings.

Synonyms

  • family relationship
  • kinship

Antonyms

  • disconnectedness
  • nonunion
  • female sibling

Etymology

  • brotherhod (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. brotherhood

noun. ['ˈbrʌðɝˌhʊd'] an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer.

Synonyms

  • industrial union
  • Industrial Workers of the World
  • craft union
  • labor movement
  • organisation
  • labor union
  • vertical union
  • trade union
  • trades union
  • IWW
  • union
  • trade union movement
  • organization
  • I.W.W.
  • company union

Antonyms

  • detribalisation
  • detribalization
  • disunion
  • separation

Etymology

  • brotherhod (Middle English (1100-1500))
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