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1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a clan.
2. Inclined to cling together as a group and exclude outsiders.
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1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) of or characteristic of a clan
2. tending to associate closely within a limited group to the exclusion of outsiders; cliquish
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1. pertaining to or characteristic of a clan.
2. inclined to associate exclusively with the members of one's own group; cliquish.
3. imbued with or influenced by the sentiments, prejudices, or the like, of a clan.
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|Adj.||1.||clannish - characteristic of a clan especially in being unified; "clannish loyalty"|
joint - united or combined; "a joint session of Congress"; "joint owners"
|2.||clannish - befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior|
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
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adjective cliquish, select, narrow, exclusive, sectarian, unfriendly, insular Teenagers can be clannish and cruel in their exclusion of others who are `different'.
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clannish[ˈklænɪʃ] adj (= cliquey) [group, family] → fermé(e)
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
clannish[ˈklænɪʃ] (pej) adj (group) → chiuso/a; (person) → selettivo/a
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