Definition of bridge-building in English:

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[mass noun]
The promotion of friendly relations between groups: the teaching force has been less willing in recent years to devote unpaid hours to community bridge-building
More example sentences
  • This will require leadership, compromise and bridge-building.
  • Your work of years of bridge-building can be undone in minutes.
  • I think it may even be a genuine attempt at bridge-building.



Pronunciation: /ˈbrɪdʒˌbɪldə/
Example sentences
  • The world continues to mourn this man, a torch-bearer of peace and a bridge-builder between faiths.
  • Turkey was in a position to play the role of bridge-builder between the Occidental and Muslim worlds.
  • The future belongs to the bridge-builders, not the wreckers.

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