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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French esprit de corps, from esprit (spirit) + de (of) + corps (body)

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɛˌspɹiː də ˈkɔː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɛˌspɹi də ˈkɔɹ/
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NounEdit

esprit de corps (uncountable)

  1. (idiomatic) A shared spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the members of a group, for example of a military unit.

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛs.pʁi d(ə) kɔʁ/

NounEdit

esprit de corps m (uncountable)

  1. (idiomatic) spirit of the group, common spirit