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fraternal

/fra·ter·nal/ (frah-ter´n'l)
1. of or pertaining to brothers.
2. of twins; derived from two oocytes.

fraternal

(frə-tûr′nəl)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to brothers: a close fraternal tie.
b. Showing comradeship; brotherly.
2. Biology Of, relating to, or being a twin developed from two separately fertilized ova; dizygotic.

fra·ter′nal·ism n.
fra·ter′nal·ly adv.
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He serves as General Counsel to the Georgia Fraternal Order of Police as well as Lodge Attorney for Cobb County's Lodge 13 of the Fraternal Order of Police.
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Today, the two Prime Ministers expressed their satisfaction at the existing cordial and fraternal bilateral relations and reiterated their desire to further expand and strengthen the existing cordial relations in all spheres for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
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