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mateship

Line breaks: mate|ship
Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪtʃɪp/

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Definition of mateship in English:

noun

[mass noun] Australian /NZ informal
Companionship or friendship, especially between men: mateship began in the harsh world of the penal settlement

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