the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings
brotherhood, fraternity, sodality(noun)
people engaged in a particular occupation
"the medical fraternity"
the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers
union, labor union, trade union, trades union, brotherhood(noun)
an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer
"you have to join the union in order to get a job"
The state of being brothers or a brother.
An association for any purpose, as a society of monks; a fraternity.
The whole body of persons engaged in the same business, -- especially those of the same profession; as, the legal or medical brotherhood.
Persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind.
A brotherhood of venerable trees. - William Wordsworth.
Origin: From brotherhod, from earlier brotherhede, alteration (influenced by suffixes in -hood, -head) of Early brotherrede, from broþorræden, equivalent to (see brotherred). More at brother, -red.
the state of being brothers or a brother
an association for any purpose, as a society of monks; a fraternity
the whole body of persons engaged in the same business, -- especially those of the same profession; as, the legal or medical brotherhood
persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind
Brotherhood is the fourth studio album by the English rock band New Order, released in 1986 by Factory Records. The album contains a mixture of post-punk and electronic styles, roughly divided between the two sides. Brotherhood includes the band's breakout single in the USA and Australia, "Bizarre Love Triangle". It is the only track from the album released as a single and as a video. It found its way onto many 1980s soundtracks, including Married to the Mob. The album sleeve was created by Peter Saville and is a photograph of a sheet of titanium-zinc alloy. Some early releases come in a metallic effect sleeve. In 2008 the album was re-released in a Collector's Edition with a bonus disc. In a 1987 interview with Option, Stephen Morris commented that the "mad ending" to "Every Little Counts" is similar to the ending of The Beatles' "A Day in the Life". Morris said: "What we should have done is make the tape version sound like the tape getting chewed up. The CD could have the sticking sound."
The numerical value of Brotherhood in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Brotherhood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The universal brotherhood of man is our most precious possession.
As long as there are human beings, there will be the idea of brotherhood -- and an almost total inability to practice it.
The hope of a secure and livable world lies with disciplined nonconformists who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
Although substantially diminished, the threat posed to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters by organized crime and other corrupting influences persists.
I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit down together at the table of brotherhood.
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Translations for Brotherhood
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- fraternitatCatalan, Valencian
- αδελφάτο, αδελφότητα, αδελφοσύνηGreek
- fraternidad, hermandadSpanish
- ammattikunta, veljeskunta, veljeysFinnish
- fraternité, confrérieFrench
- fraternitati fieriLatin
- brorskapNorwegian Nynorsk
- braterstwo, bractwoPolish
- fraternidade, irmandadePortuguese
- bràtstvo, bratovščinaSlovene
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