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a person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts

Synonyms for brother

a male with the same parents as someone else

a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)

a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement

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(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address

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Much of the volume examines how early Western ideas of civic friendship, as found in the republican tradition of classical antiquity, and universal brotherliness, as articulated by the Judeo-Christian tradition, constitute an indispensable backdrop to modern universalistic ideas of solidarity, as they emerge most clearly in the French Revolution.
This process of crystallization is reinforced as the members of a unit meet up yearly for their reserve service and often becomes the source of strong friendships, if not brotherliness.
Orwell, liberal by temperament, censures socialism for liberalism's lip service to the "common people" He attacks socialism for precisely the same brand of vague brotherliness that has been a longstanding socialist critique of liberalism.
In short order, the "war enthusiasm" of July became the "ideas of 1914" -- a euphemism for a nation united and uplifted in brotherliness and equality, what would later be called the Volksgemeinschaft.
Even the barbershop, a well-defined space, with its emphasis on male bonding and brotherliness, is limited in its role in bringing about solidarity.
After all, its people were once again free and democratic and supposedly not yet cynical about the delights of the consumer society But I have now been told many times that only during the first heady days after the 1989 revolution did Melnickans walk around with smiles on their faces and feelings of solidarity and brotherliness toward each other (feelings such as Communism had promised but failed to deliver.
There is the need of confronting our frequently merely sentimental interchurch brotherliness with the still tragic disunity of the Body of Christ and with the call to Mission and Unity.
In chapter 14 Zhuangzi says: "Filial piety, brotherliness, benevolence, righteousness, loyalty, trust, honor, integrity - for all these you must drive yourself and make yourself a slave of Virtue.
In the previous paragraph Murray described American society as itself captured by a mystique: "Even our particular American brand of laicism or secularism is such a mystique, the more dangerous because of the quietness, brotherliness, and even good humor with which it murmurs incessantly into millions of ears in hundreds of places - office and shop, school, press, stage, dining room .
They are behaving with brotherliness rather than with solidarity.
Such initiatives have also always inspired us, as the people of Bahrain, to become an example of coexistence and brotherliness, on the basis of the strong bonds in our global social sphere; and to live in openness through reinforcing the basis of tolerance and cooperation.
Speaking during the fourth meeting of the joint Iraqi-Kuwaiti committee, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled said, "Based on the principles of brotherliness and values of neighborliness, we'd like to reiterate ultimate support for Iraq's efforts to build a safer and more stable present and a more prosperous tomorrow.
Speaking during the fourth meeting of the joint Kuwaiti-Iraqi committee, held here today, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled said: "Based on the principles of brotherliness and values of neighborliness, we'd like to reiterate ultimate support for Iraq's efforts to build a safer and more stable present and a more prosperous tomorrow.