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Definitions for brotherhood
ˈbrʌð ərˌhʊdbroth·er·hood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brotherhoodnoun

    the kinship relation between a male offspring and the siblings

  2. brotherhood, fraternity, sodalitynoun

    people engaged in a particular occupation

    "the medical fraternity"

  3. brotherhoodnoun

    the feeling that men should treat one another like brothers

  4. union, labor union, trade union, trades union, brotherhoodnoun

    an organization of employees formed to bargain with the employer

    "you have to join the union in order to get a job"

Wiktionary

  1. brotherhoodnoun

    The state of being brothers or a brother.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. brotherhoodnoun

    An association for any purpose, as a society of monks; a fraternity.

    Etymology: 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.

  3. brotherhoodnoun

    The whole body of persons engaged in the same business, -- especially those of the same profession; as, the legal or medical brotherhood.

    Etymology: 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.

  4. brotherhoodnoun

    Persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind.

    A brotherhood of venerable trees. - William Wordsworth.

    Etymology: 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brotherhoodnoun

    the state of being brothers or a brother

  2. Brotherhoodnoun

    an association for any purpose, as a society of monks; a fraternity

  3. Brotherhoodnoun

    the whole body of persons engaged in the same business, -- especially those of the same profession; as, the legal or medical brotherhood

  4. Brotherhoodnoun

    persons, and, poetically, things, of a like kind

Freebase

  1. Brotherhood

    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."

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brotherhood in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brotherhood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of brotherhood in a Sentence

  1. Mohamed Hamouda:

    From the viewpoint of (those who) who fought the Muslim Brotherhood ... and the terrorism that we saw in our Egypt on their hands and their attempted religious dictatorship, the Al Jazeera channel was (the) right and left hand of the (Muslim Brotherhood) group, al Jazeera has always been the arm moving the extremist operations and the coup operations -- not in the pursuit of democracy as you Westerners want but in the pursuit of regional dominance for a small state.

  2. Stephen Burgher:

    We are part of a brotherhood.

  3. Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu:

    We're starting a new period for our national unity and brotherhood. We will talk to the the people directly. We'll talk to everyone, except those who are holding guns in their hands.

  4. Salman Al-Ansari:

    The U.S. needs to confront the evils of the Brotherhood as soon as possible, if you have Saudi Arabia saying the Muslim Brotherhood is a terrorist group, if you have Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) saying it’s a terrorist group, then what should stop the U.S. from designating the MB as a terrorist group as long there are hundreds of pieces of evidence that prove this fact?

  5. Omar Mushaweh:

    The West describes the Brotherhood group as fundamentalist and religious, and some parties want to put them in the category of terrorism, the fact is that the Muslim Brotherhood is a moderate Islamist movement that accepts political pluralism and receives great harm from terrorist movements. It is an anti-terrorist movement of all kinds, including against the state terrorism by Bashar al-Assad.

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