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solidarity

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noun sol·i·dar·i·ty \ˌsä-lə-ˈda-rə-tē\

Simple Definition of solidarity

  • : a feeling of unity between people who have the same interests, goals, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of solidarity

  1. :  unity (as of a group or class) that produces or is based on community of interests, objectives, and standards

Examples of solidarity in a sentence

  1. The vote was a show of solidarity.



Origin of solidarity

French solidarité, from solidaire characterized by solidarity, from Latin solidum whole sum, from neuter of solidus solid


First Known Use: 1841


Law Dictionary

solidarity

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noun, sol·i·dar·i·ty \ˌsä-lə-ˈdar-ə-tē\

Legal Definition of solidarity

  1. :  the quality or state of being solidary :  existence of a solidary obligation <will not presume solidarity>





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