how to pronounce fraternal

/fɹəˈtɜː.nəl/

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fraternal is pronounced in three syllables

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fɹətɜːnəl

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An example use of fraternal in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… semi-military or fraternal nature are …”

meanings of fraternal

adjective:

  1. Of or pertaining to a fraternity.
  2. Of or pertaining to a brother or brothers.
  3. Of twins or embryos, produced from two different eggs and sperm, and genetically distinct.
  4. Platonic or friendly.

noun:

  1. A society formed to provide mutual aid, such as insurance.
  2. A fraternal twin.

words with pronunciation similar to fraternal

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