friendship


friendship
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friendships
1) N-VAR A friendship is a relationship between two or more friends.

Giving advice when it's not called for is the quickest way to end a good friendship...

She struck up a close friendship with Desiree during the week of rehearsals...

After seven years of friendship, she still couldn't tell when he was kidding.

2) N-UNCOUNT You use friendship to refer in a general way to the state of being friends, or the feelings that friends have for each other.

...a hobby which led to a whole new world of friendship and adventure.

3) N-SING: with poss If you have someone's friendship, they are your friend.

He had the friendship of Terry Jones and the respect of John Cleese...

Steve really values your friendship more than anything else.

4) N-VAR Friendship is a relationship between two countries in which they help and support each other.

The President set the targets for the future to promote friendship with East Europe...

They were reaching out the hand of friendship to their former adversaries of the Cold War...

Restoring ties with Israel would not affect Bulgaria's traditional friendships with other countries.

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English dictionary. 2008.

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  • Friendship — (engl. für Freundschaft) ist der Name einiger Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Friendship (Arkansas) Friendship (Indiana) Friendship (Maine) Friendship (Maryland) Friendship (New York) Friendship (North Carolina) Friendship (Ohio) Friendship… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • FRIENDSHIP — FRIENDSHIP, a relationship between people arising from mutual respect and affection. The ideal of friendship in the Western world is largely derived from classical Greece. Not only do the myths and legends point to friendship as one of the great… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Friendship — Friendship, AR U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 206 Housing Units (2000): 83 Land area (2000): 0.734614 sq. miles (1.902642 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.734614 sq. miles (1.902642 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Friendship — Friend ship, n. [AS. fre[ o]ndscipe. See {Friend}, and { ship}.] 1. The state of being friends; friendly relation, or attachment, to a person, or between persons; affection arising from mutual esteem and good will; friendliness; amity; good will …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • friendship — friendship, amity, comity, goodwill are comparable when they denote the relation (or, in the first three instances, the alliance) existing between persons, communities, states, or peoples that are in accord and in sympathy with each other.… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Friendship! — Données clés Titre original Friendship! Réalisation Markus Goller Scénario Olivia Retzer Acteurs principaux Matthias Schweighöfer Friedrich Mücke Alicja Bachleda Curus …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Friendship — es una localidad de Surinam. Frienship se encuentra en el distrito administrativo de Coronie. La ciudad se encuentra al nivel del mar sobre la costa del Océano Atlántico, al oeste de Paramaribo la capital de Surinam.[1] Friendship se encuentra a… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Friendship, AR — U.S. town in Arkansas Population (2000): 206 Housing Units (2000): 83 Land area (2000): 0.734614 sq. miles (1.902642 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.734614 sq. miles (1.902642 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Friendship, NY — U.S. Census Designated Place in New York Population (2000): 1176 Housing Units (2000): 535 Land area (2000): 2.751688 sq. miles (7.126838 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.751688 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Friendship, TN — U.S. city in Tennessee Population (2000): 608 Housing Units (2000): 264 Land area (2000): 1.303705 sq. miles (3.376581 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.303705 sq. miles (3.376581 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Friendship, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 698 Housing Units (2000): 294 Land area (2000): 0.886474 sq. miles (2.295958 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.033735 sq. miles (0.087373 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.920209 sq. miles (2.383331 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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