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Definition of "solidarity" []

  • A union of interests, purposes, or sympathies among members of a group; fellowship of responsibilities and interests: "A downtrodden class ... will never be able to make an effective protest until it achieves solidarity” ( H.G. Wells). (noun)
  • Unity of interests, sympathies, etc, as among members of the same class (noun)

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Use "solidarity" in a sentence
  • "As the remaining dedicated participants continue to fight for the survival of the movement, now, more than ever, the term solidarity is ever-present in the forefront of all of our minds."
  • "But the power and faith and good will of that crowd, and all of us watching in solidarity, is what is transforming this country."
  • "Accompanied by a group of officials from his government, Kiir paid tribute to what he described as the solidarity between the African-American caucus and the people of South Sudan."