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esprit de corps Explained

esprit de corps at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] [Date: 1700-1800; Language: French; Origin: 'group spirit']// formal feelings of loyalty towards people who are all involved in the same activity as you// team spirit//

esprit de corps at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

136 Moby Thesaurus words for "esprit de corps":
accord, accordance, affinity, agape, agreement, amity,
bipartisanship, bonds of harmony, boon companionship, brotherhood,
brotherliness, brotherly love, camaraderie, caritas,
cement of friendship, charity, chumship, clannishness, clanship,
cliqueyness, cliquishness, cliquism, coaction, coadjuvancy,
coadministration, coagency, cochairmanship, codirectorship,
collaboration, collaborativeness, colleagueship, collectivism,
collusion, commensalism, common effort, common enterprise,
communalism, communion, communism, communitarianism, community,
community of interest, community of interests, companionship,
compatibility, complicity, comradeship, concert, concord,
concordance, concurrence, confraternity, congeniality, consortship,
cooperation, cooperativeness, correspondence, denominationalism,
devotion, duet, duumvirate, ecumenicalism, ecumenicism, ecumenism,
empathy, enthusiasm, esprit, ethnocentricity, exclusiveness,
faction, factionalism, feeling of identity, fellow feeling,
fellowship, fraternalism, fraternity, freemasonry,
frictionlessness, good vibes, good vibrations, happy family,
harmony, identity, joining of forces, joint effort,
joint operation, kinship, like-mindedness, love, loyalty,
mass action, morale, mutual assistance, mutualism, mutuality,
octet, oneness, partiality, partisanism, partisanship,
party spirit, peace, pooling, pooling of resources,
pulling together, quartet, quintet, rapport, rapprochement,
reciprocity, sectarianism, sectionalism, septet, sextet, sharing,
sisterhood, sisterliness, sodality, solidarity, sorority, spirit,
symbiosis, sympathy, symphony, synergism, synergy, team spirit,
teamwork, trio, triumvirate, troika, understanding, union, unison,
united action, unity

esprit de corps at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Sociability): sociability, sociableness, social intercourse, companionship, comradeship, esprit de corps, conviviality, congeniality, hospitality.

esprit de corps at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] (from French) feelings of pride, care and support for each other, etc. that are shared by the members of a group

esprit de corps at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
[U] (from French) feelings of pride, care and support for each other, etc. that are shared by the members of a group

Esprit de corps at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Esprit \Es`prit"\, n. [F. See {Spirit}.]
Spirit.

{Esprit de corps}, a French phrase much used by English
writers to denote the common spirit pervading the members
of a body or association of persons. It implies sympathy,
enthusiasm, devotion, and jealous regard for the honor of
the body as a whole.

esprit de corps at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

esprit de corps
n : the spirit of a group that makes the members want the group
to succeed [syn: {morale}, {team spirit}]

esprit de corps at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
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Etymology

From Inter: etyl » fr|en Inter: term » esprit de corps|lang=fr, from Inter: term » esprit||spirit|lang=fr + Inter: term » de||of|lang=fr + Inter: term » corps||body|lang=fr

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ɛˌspɹiː də ˈkɔː/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ɛˌspɹi də ˈkɔɹ/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-esprit de corps.ogg|Audio (US)

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » -|head=esprit de corps


  • Inter: idiomati » c A shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the members of a group, for example of a military unit.

    Synonyms

    * Inter: sense » shared spirit morale, team spirit

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|pocit sounáležitosti|m
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|yhteishenki
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|esprit de corps

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|korpsånd|m
    • Russian: Inter: t- » ru|командный дух|m|tr=komándnyj dux


    Inter: trans-botto » m

    References

    * Inter: R:Webster 1913 » esprit

    French

    Etymology

    esprit (spirit) + de (of) + corps (group, body).

    Noun

    Inter: head » fr|noun|head=esprit de corps
  • literally, the "spirit of the group." The common spirit.

  • Category: Category:French phrasebook -
    Translation: et » esprit de corps
    Translation: fr » esprit de corps
    Translation: io » esprit de corps
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    Translation: pl » esprit de corps