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esprit de corps

noun es·prit de corps \is-ˌprē-də-ˈkr\

: feelings of loyalty, enthusiasm, and devotion to a group among people who are members of the group

Full Definition of ESPRIT DE CORPS

:  the common spirit existing in the members of a group and inspiring enthusiasm, devotion, and strong regard for the honor of the group
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Examples of ESPRIT DE CORPS

  1. The troops showed great esprit de corps.

Origin of ESPRIT DE CORPS

French
First Known Use: 1780

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