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solidarity

Syllabification: sol·i·dar·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌsäləˈderədē
 
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Definition of solidarity in English:

noun

1Unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group: factory workers voiced solidarity with the striking students
More example sentences
  • On returning to the class which had begun the walkout, Sebastian showed the students the same solidarity they had shown him.
  • In the early 1990s, demagogues took multiculturalism to terrible extremes, killing hundreds of thousands of people in the name of ethnic solidarity.
  • Such solidarity has now turned to support of world action to root out terror.
Synonyms
unanimity, unity, like-mindedness, agreement, accord, harmony, consensus, concurrence, cooperation, cohesion, fraternity, mutual support
formal concord
2 (Solidarity) An independent trade union movement in Poland that developed into a mass campaign for political change and inspired popular opposition to communist regimes across eastern Europe during the 1980s.
[translating Polish Solidarność]

Origin

mid 19th century: from French solidarité, from solidaire 'solidary'.

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