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frat·er·nize

fraternize

 
pronunciation:
frae tr naIz
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: fraternizes, fraternizing, fraternized
definition 1: to relate or associate in a friendly or brotherly way (often fol. by "with").
The company holiday party gives the employeees a chance to fraternize.Her parents didn't want her to fraternize with the kids from the other side of town.
similar words:
associate, consort, mix
definition 2: to have friendly or intimate relations with a member or members of a hostile or alien group, such as occupying enemy troops or civilians in an occupied country.
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derivations: fraternization (n.), fraternizer (n.)