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(of a group or community) characterized by solidarity or coincidence of interests.
- ‘Beset by all these threatening elements, the police become a solidary group.’
- ‘The catastrophe affords a rehearsing of the insecurities that lie in wait beyond a solidary family and considerate neighbours.’
- ‘Please pray for our solidary march for Israel on the 28th of April in Düsseldorf’
- ‘He wants to make the French socialists ‘cosmopolitan, internationalist, solidary, and pro-European again’.’
- ‘Individuals receive various kinds of benefits - material, solidary, and expressive - as they join groups.’
- ‘Church and Outram argue instead that solidary behavior and the skill of managers and supervisors in dealing with labor unrest are more reliable indicators of the likelihood of strikes.’
- ‘Following the advance of the division of labour, societies come to encompass a greater number of different organs which are more and more solidary with one another.’
- ‘Women's attempts to create solidary social relations within the communities also become the target of young men's rage.’
- ‘The repentant oppressor must step ‘into the situation of those with whom one is solidary.’’
Early 19th century: from French solidaire, from solide solid.
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