Esprit de corps

Esprit de corps
Esprit Es`prit", n. [F. See {Spirit}.] Spirit. [1913 Webster]

{Esprit de corps}, a French phrase much used by English writers to denote the common spirit pervading the members of a body or association of persons. It implies sympathy, enthusiasm, devotion, and jealous regard for the honor of the body as a whole. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

, (as between members of the same society or of the same profession),

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  • esprit de corps — (Fr.) The spirit which animates a collective body, as of the army or the bar. Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …   Law dictionary

  • esprit de corps — *morale, discipline …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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  • esprit de corps — ► NOUN ▪ a feeling of pride and loyalty uniting the members of a group. ORIGIN French, spirit of the body …   English terms dictionary

  • esprit de corps — [e sprē′də kôr′] n. [Fr, lit., spirit of a body (of persons)] group spirit; sense of pride, honor, etc. shared by those in the same group or undertaking …   English World dictionary

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  • esprit de corps — n. 1) to develop (an) esprit de corps 2) (a) strong esprit de corps * * * [eˌspriːdə kɔː] (a) strong to develop (an) esprit de corps …   Combinatory dictionary

  • esprit de corps — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Fr. group spirit; morale. See courage, cheerfulness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. morale, group spirit, camaraderie; see cooperation 1 , fellowship 1 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) n. [es… …   English dictionary for students

  • Esprit de Corps — Es|prit de Corps [ɛsprid kɔ:r] der; <aus gleichbed. fr. esprit de corps> Korpsgeist, Standesbewusstsein …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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