Definition of fraternize in English:

fraternize

Line breaks: frat¦er|nize
Pronunciation: /ˈfratənʌɪz
 
/
(also fraternise)

verb

[no object]

Derivatives

fraternization

Pronunciation: /-ˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
More 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

noun

Origin

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

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