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fraternize

División en sílabas: frat·er·nize
Pronunciación: /ˈfradərˌnīz
 
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Definición de fraternize en inglés:

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[no object]
Associate or form a friendship with someone, especially when one is not supposed to: she ignored Elisabeth’s warning glare against fraternizing with the enemy
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In our society we isolate judges… All of a sudden a lawyer at 40 goes from fraternising with friends to becoming a judge.
  • Lawyers and judges, even in quite large cities, usually know each other quite well and regularly fraternise socially.
  • Once the agreement is in place, then, and only then, will we have the time and the mutual inclination to teach, educate, socialize, fraternize, and speak the language of peace.
Sinónimos
informal hang around, hang out, run around, hobnob, be thick with

Origen

early 17th century: from French fraterniser, from medieval Latin fraternizare, from Latin fraternus 'brotherly' (see fraternal).

Derivados

fraternization

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Pronunciación: /ˌfratərniˈzāSHən/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • One argument against including women fully in the military has been the fear that the mutual attraction of men and women would create problems of improper fraternization and sexual intimacy.
  • They accept the logic of peaceful coexistence: cultural synthesis, religious tolerance, social fraternization, short of assimilation, partnership in development, political understanding.
  • The 2001 rules limited fraternization among agents and informants and instituted a Confidential Informant Review Committee that included federal prosecutors.

fraternizer

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