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Synonyms for fraternal

(of twins) derived from two separate fertilized ova

like or characteristic of or befitting a brother

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In his turn, Yildirim expressed gratitude for the invitation to the 6th Global Baku Forum, saying Azerbaijan is a fraternal and friendly country for Turkey.
Jay McDonald is the National Vice President of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).
My only disappointment was that after a brief mention in your "From the Editor's Desk," the fraternal community was overlooked.
He said that his country cherishes the fraternal relationship with Qatar and believes that it is about to see further progress and cooperation.
His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani yesterday exchanged cables of congratulations on the occasion of the new Hijri year with leaders of fraternal Arab and Muslim countries.
com)-- Attorney, Lance LoRusso, author of the highly acclaimed books, When Cops Kill: The Aftermath of a Critical Incident, Peacemaking, and Blue News will be signing copies of the books at the 63rd Biennial Fraternal Order of Police National Conference and Expo on August 27, 2017 - August 31, 2017 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, 2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN 37214 at the Blue Line Productions booth.
ISLAMABAD -- President Mamnoon Hussain says Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy fraternal relations and all Pakistanis have a special place for Saudi Arabia in their hearts.
8 June 2017 - New York, US-based payment services software developer Togetherwork, majority owned by private equity firm Aquiline Financial Services, has acquired Kansas, US-based fundraising campaign management group Pennington and Co, to enhance efforts in fraternal space, the company said.
Azerbaijan gives particular attention to the friendly and fraternal relations with other region countries for maintenance peace and security in the region, providing rapid development, realizing of the global projects, going on mutual regional relations on the solid base.
Enservio Select was recently asked to provide a retail replacement value for a stolen, 19th century Masonic fraternal sword.
For life insurance and financial services professionals, this adage finds perhaps its fullest expression in an often-overlook industry niche: fraternal benefit societies.
It is a grave misfortune when fraternal nations, who fought together for victory in the World War II, begin to split," President Almazbek Atambayev said in his remarks at the Collective Security Treaty Organization informal summit on May 8 in Moscow.
MUSCAT, Nov 12 (KUNA) -- Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al Said of the Sultanate of Oman on Tuesday received a written letter from Amir of the State of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on brotherly relations between the fraternal peoples of the two countries and several issues of mutual interest.
Both the brother countries also expressed their satisfaction at the existing cordial and fraternal bilateral relations and reiterated their desire to further expand and strengthen the existing cordial relations in all spheres for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
In his cable, King Abdullah expressed his utmost thanks for His Majesty's noble fraternal feelings, praying to Allah the Almighty to protect His Majesty the Sultan, grant him good health and happiness to achieve further progress and prosperity for the Omani people under His Majesty's wise leadership, affirming his continuous keenness to strengthen the fraternal relations between the two brotherly countries in all spheres to achieve their joint interests.