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friendship

[frend-ship] /ˈfrɛnd ʃɪp/
noun
1.
the state of being a friend; association as friends:
to value a person's friendship.
2.
a friendly relation or intimacy.
3.
friendly feeling or disposition.
Origin
900
before 900; Middle English; Old English frēondscipe. See friend, -ship
Related forms
prefriendship, noun
Synonyms
2. harmony, accord, understanding, rapport.
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friendship

n.

Old English freondscipe; see friend (n.) + -ship.

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