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EtymologyEdit

From Latin confrater, from com- (a form of con-) 'together' + frater 'brother, fellow'. Compare English confrere, German Mitbruder.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɔnˈfraː.tər/
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  • Hyphenation: con‧fra‧ter
  • Rhymes: -aːtər

NounEdit

confrater m (plural confraters, diminutive confratertje n)

  1. A confrere, professional colleague, notably in an esteemed, learned profession, especially lawyer
  2. A fellow member, as of a confraternity
  3. (figuratively) A confrere, comrade, cahoot

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