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confrere

noun con·frere \ˈkän-ˌfrer, kōⁿ-ˌ, kän-ˈ, kōⁿ-ˈ, kən-ˈ\

Definition of confrere



Examples of confrere

  1. <many of the judge's confreres on the Fifth Circuit bench don't feel as she does on the issue>



Variants of confrere

also con·frère play \ˈkän-ˌfrer, kōⁿ-ˌ, kän-ˈ, kōⁿ-ˈ, kən-ˈ\

Origin of confrere

Middle English, from Anglo-French, translation of Medieval Latin confrater


First Known Use: 15th century


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