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From Middle English frendshipe, frendschip, freondschipe, from Old English frēondscipe (friendship), equivalent to friend +‎ -ship. Cognate with Scots freindschip (friendship), West Frisian freonskip (friendship), Saterland Frisian Früündskup, Fjundskup (friendship), Dutch vriendschap (friendship), German Low German Fründschap (friendship), German Freundschaft (friendship).

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friendship (countable and uncountable, plural friendships)

  1. (uncountable) The condition of being friends.
  2. (countable) A friendly relationship, or a relationship as friends.
  3. (uncountable) Good will.

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