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[kah-muh-rah-duh-ree, -rad-uh-, kam-uh-] /ˌkɑ məˈrɑ də ri, -ˈræd ə-, ˌkæm ə-/
comradeship; good-fellowship.
Origin of camaraderie
1830-40; < French, equivalent to camarade comrade + -erie -ery
conviviality, bonhomie, brotherhood. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for camaraderie
  • Working for a common cause, Haney says, fosters a high degree of camaraderie in the office.
  • Voicke had agreed to stage the off-site in the hope it would forge camaraderie.
  • Women join skating teams for camaraderie and exercise, but it's the tight-knit support system that keeps them coming back.
  • Cullinan says she misses the camaraderie she once shared with her departmental colleagues.
  • Size and state-sector camaraderie allow China's big five state banks to carve up lucrative loans for big government projects.
  • She and Weaver became pals, and share an easy camaraderie in real life.
  • But otherwise I thought the depiction of confused homecoming and lost camaraderie was well done, sympathetic and distressing.
  • But it remains unclear whether the music and tech industries' newfound camaraderie will produce workable copy-protection measures.
  • They share great camaraderie and talk with each other about their experiences and feelings.
  • The games are designed to straddle the line between competition and camaraderie.
British Dictionary definitions for camaraderie


a spirit of familiarity and trust existing between friends
Word Origin
C19: from French, from comrade
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Word Origin and History for camaraderie

1840, from French camaraderie, from camarade "comrade" (see comrade).

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