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belongingness

[bih-lawng-ing-nis, -long-] /bɪˈlɔŋ ɪŋ nɪs, -ˈlɒŋ-/
noun
1.
the quality or state of being an essential or important part of something:
The company has developed social programs to give employees a sense of belongingness.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; belonging + -ness
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  • The student teachers' conceptualised inclusion as an interrelated component of support, belongingness, sensitivity and fairness.
  • We taught pride and participation and belongingness to a cultural experience that enriches your life.

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