esprit de corps


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esprit de corps

 (də kôr′)
n.
A common spirit of comradeship, enthusiasm, and devotion to a cause among the members of a group.

[French : esprit, spirit + de, of + corps, group, body.]

esprit de corps

(ɛˈspriː də ˈkɔː; French ɛspri də kɔr)
n
(Sociology) consciousness of and pride in belonging to a particular group; the sense of shared purpose and fellowship

es•prit de corps

(ɛˈspri də ˈkɔr)
n.
a sense of unity and of common purpose among the members of a group.
[1770–80; < French]

esprit de corps

A French phrase meaning spirit of the group, used to mean a feeling of belonging to a group and having pride in sharing its aims.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.esprit de corps - the spirit of a group that makes the members want the group to succeedesprit de corps - the spirit of a group that makes the members want the group to succeed
disposition, temperament - your usual mood; "he has a happy disposition"

esprit de corps

noun solidarity, rapport, team spirit, camaraderie, mutual support, common bond, fellow feeling, community of interests, group spirit He enjoyed the friendship, comradeship and esprit de corps of the army.

esprit de corps

noun
A strong sense of enthusiasm and dedication to a common goal that unites a group:
Translations
pocit sounáležitosti
yhteishenki
korpsånd

esprit de corps

[ˈespriːdəˈkɔːʳ] Nespíritu m de cuerpo

esprit de corps

nKorpsgeist m
References in classic literature ?
At the same instant, rallied by the esprit de corps, all the comrades of the conquered man fell upon the conqueror.
"It's not that I don't approve of the Mingotts' esprit de corps; but why Newland's engagement should be mixed up with that Olenska woman's comings and goings I don't see," Mrs.
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Herb's passion, zest for life, and insatiable investment in relationships made lasting and immeasurable impressions on all who knew him and will forever be the bedrock and esprit de corps of Southwest Airlines.
MG Dillard symbolizes the promotion of esprit de corps and professionalism in MI units throughout FORSCOM.
'Our preparedness is based on the concept of esprit de corps and agreement of all component parties in the coalition to bring about change for the sake of Malaysia,' PKR communications director Fahmi Fadzil said in a statement today.
'Technical legal knowledge is now used as a barrier in the administration of the law, there is a culture of esprit de corps among judges.
He said 'With an enhanced degree of professional ethos, pride and esprit de corps we can meet all challenges effectively and comprehensively.
Sandino and Matt tied as Best Actor for "Esprit de Corps" and "Soap1 Opera," respectively.
Intraorganizational trust, which is the trust among the members and entities of a single organization, is closely linked to the human dimension of trust through esprit de corps. (17) Research has shown that organizations with high levels of intraorganizational trust not only perform better but also show higher levels of esprit de corps.
The publication covers five areas of the Army profession: military expertise, honorable service, trust, esprit de corps and stewardship of the profession.
While this may be partly true, we would suggest that women's associations are also a space for the cultivation of esprit de corps (4) by which a group identity and social cohesion is created.