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1‘she had a younger brother named William’
British informal bruvver, bruv
2‘they were brothers in crime’
colleague, associate, companion, partner, comrade, comrade-in-arms, co-worker, fellow, friend
informal pal, chum
British informal mate, bruvver, bruv
North American informal bro
3‘a brother of the Order’
monk, cleric, friar, religious, regular, monastic, contemplative
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