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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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Sensing their vulnerability, male workers in Ontario mobilized their own resources through fraternal institutions that provided affordable insurance packages.
Previously, life insurance companies and large fraternal benefit societies had the same investment authority.
The parents of fraternal twins realize this because their twins look different.
What he "says" in this memoir is about more than fraternal love in crisis.
To investigate what regions of DNA in the general population might have a connection to myopia, Hammond scanned the entire genome of the fraternal twins and found four sections linked to the eye problem.
At age 14, Maggie Lena Draper Mitchell (her birth name) joined the local council of the African American fraternal society that later became the Independent Order of St.
A member of a black fraternity himself, he is an expert on historically black fraternal organizations, and has made over 250 presentations on black Greek life at more than 80 campuses and 60 conferences.
Additionally, as a former police captain, I contacted the National Lodge Fraternal Order of Police and suggested they issue an immediate alert to the 380,000 membership to contact the New York Governor's office and the NYSPB to protest this decision.
The qualifying private nonprofit organizations specified in the bill are labor, agricultural or horticultural groups; fraternal orders; religious, charitable, or scientific groups; business leagues, chambers of commerce, real estate boards and boards of trade; religious or apostolic corporations; domestic fraternal societies; political organizations and veterans groups.
The Holy Father continues to ask Catholics to pursue "fraternal relations" with the Orthodox; he also asks them to support the family with the hope of reinvigorating the social fabric destroyed by Communism.
The strength is that Sweetman was asked to bring his skills and experience to a task of history, not, as has often been the case, as a fraternal insider asked to invent himself as an historian in order that the best possible picture might emerge.
From Mutual Aid to the Welfare State: Fraternal Societies and Social Services, 1890-1967, by David T.