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coterie

Saltos de línea: co|terie
Pronunciación: /ˈkəʊt(ə)ri
 
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Definición de coterie en inglés:

sustantivo (plural coteries)

A small group of people with shared interests or tastes, especially one that is exclusive of other people: a coterie of friends and advisers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Once again they are superb at building a picture of the times, especially the foment of ideas and information that found fertile ground in the coteries and cliques of Restoration coffee-shop culture.
  • The contestants primp and preen, surrounded by clucking coteries of friends and parents.
  • These are questions that are no longer restricted to a small coterie of people who are ‘interested in politics’.
Sinónimos
clique, set, circle, inner circle, crowd, in-crowd, gang, band, pack, crew, clan, club, fellowship, brotherhood, fraternity, sorority, sect, camp, community, league, alliance, faction, cabal, junta, caucus, syndicate, nucleus, cell;
Australian/New Zealand push

Origen

early 18th century: from French, earlier denoting an association of tenants, based on Middle Low German kote 'cote'.

Palabras que riman con coterie

notary, protonotary, rotary, votary

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