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  1. brothersnoun

    male siblings

  2. brothersnoun

    males of negro descent, or supporters of equal rights

  3. brothersnoun

    persons, particularly males, connected by a common cause or situation

    "The marvelous new militancy which has engulfed the Negro community must not lead us to a distrust of all white people, for many of our white brothers, as evidenced by their presence here today, have come to realize that their destiny is tied up with our destiny." uE000101830uE001 Martin Luther King Jr. (1963)

  4. Brothersnoun

    plural of Brother, but may include female individuals


  1. Brothers

    Brothers is a debut song written and recorded by Canadian country music artist Dean Brody. It was released in October 2008 as the first single from the album Dean Brody. The song is a mid-tempo ballad about the relationship between two brothers, where one of them is going to war. "Brothers" received positive reviews from critics for its content and stark contrast to other country songs on the radio. The song peaked in the Top 10 of the Radio & Records Country Singles chart in Canada and number 76 on the Canadian Hot 100. It also reached the Top 30 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in the United States.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brothers

    of Brother

  2. Brothers

    of Brother


  1. Brothers

    Brothers is a 2004 Danish drama film directed by Susanne Bier and written by Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen. It stars Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Connie Nielsen and Ulrich Thomsen. The film was remade as an American production with the same title, directed by Jim Sheridan.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Brothers is ranked #3096 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Brothers surname appeared 11,619 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 4 would have the surname Brothers.

    79.1% or 9,193 total occurrences were White.
    15.6% or 1,813 total occurrences were Black.
    2% or 241 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 234 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.7% or 82 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.4% or 56 total occurrences were Asian.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Brothers' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2941

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Brothers' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2144

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brothers in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Brothers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Brothers in a Sentence

  1. Patrick Lynch:

    What they'll find is they know them already. They are your sons. They are your husbands, fathers and brothers. They are your neighbors. They walked these city streets beside you. They shared the same dreams and have the same worries you have. That's why they took the oath and pinned on a New York City police officer's shield — not because they were different, but because they could see themselves in you.

  2. Donald Trump Trump:

    Otherwise, I wouldn't be where I am. If he didn't feel that women were as competent as men, I would be relegated to some role subordinate to my brothers, i think this is one of his great strengths: He fully prioritizes merit and accomplishment and skill and ability over background, education, and gender.

  3. Marie Osmond:

    And then, I realized because I'm a thinker, why did God give me these great brothers and why did he give me this amazing father ? and truly they changed my opinion of men, which made me feel that it was something I was going through.

  4. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan:

    Turkey is closely following the situation of our brothers.

  5. Michael Santicola:

    The brothers never had a problem with each other, the fact that they were all sleeping with this girl, it might shock the sensibilities of some, but it didn’t shock the sensibilities of those involved.

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    standing above others in quality or position
    A occlusive
    B indiscernible
    C eminent
    D ambidextrous

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