solidarity

noun sol·i·dar·i·ty \ ˌsä-lə-ˈder-ə-tē , -ˈda-rə- \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

Definition of solidarity

: 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.

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Origin and Etymology of solidarity

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

SOLIDARITY Defined for English Language Learners

solidarity

noun

Definition of solidarity for English Language Learners

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


Law Dictionary

solidarity

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

legal Definition of solidarity

in the civil law of Louisiana : the quality or state of being solidary : existence of a solidary obligation
  • will not presume solidarity


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