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fellowship

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1 a friendly relationship marked by ready communication and mutual understanding
  • the new counselor is eager to develop a trustful fellowship with the troubled teens seeking help at the center

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2 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest
  • a fellowship of physicians dedicated to administering medical aid without regard to politics

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3 kindly concern, interest, or support
  • this music festival would not have been a success without the fellowship of many people in the community

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4 the body of people in a profession or field of activity
  • members of a law firm who violated just about every ethical principle that the legal fellowship holds dear

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5 the feeling of closeness and friendship that exists between companions
  • the fellowship that exists among members of a college fraternity

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The first known use of fellowship was before the 12th century

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“Fellowship.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fellowship. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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