Definition of Freemasonry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfriːmeɪs(ə)nri/


[mass noun]
1The system and institutions of the Freemasons.
Example sentences
  • The rituals associated with freemasonry are available to any user of quality public libraries or the readers of the Old and New Testaments.
  • He was also extremely suspicious of the influence of freemasonry in the police force.
  • His interests in magic, freemasonry, the military, and mnemonics continued.
2 (freemasonry) Instinctive sympathy or fellow feeling between people with something in common: the unshakeable freemasonry of actors in a crisis
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  • But what can we learn from our fellow members of the international freemasonry of feeling rubbish?
  • Entrance to Oxbridge is always on merit, not the result of the undeclared freemasonry that just happens to prefer confidence and good diction in an interview to a clutch of Highers or A-levels.
  • He nonetheless manages to touch in a few reference points and landmark experiences: broken home, petty crime, trauma in Vietnam and prison, mental illness, and induction into the weird, anonymous freemasonry of map-trading.

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