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
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At the same instant, rallied by the esprit de corps, all the comrades of the conquered man fell upon the conqueror.
I WANT TO THANK [Scott Taylor] and the amazing staff at Esprit de Corps for the support of the Halifax & Region Military Family Resource Centre (H&R MFRC) through this year's Commando Challenge "Clash of the Titans" Charity Hockey Game held on September 7 at the Halifax Forum.
Knowlton Award for Intelligence Excellence recipient, a member of the Army's Military Intelligence Corps Hall of Fame (2012) and the Alabama Military Hall of Honor (2013), and symbolizes the promotion of esprit de corps and professionalism in military intelligence units throughout FORSCOM.
RAWALPINDI -- Chief of army staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif has said that, 'With an enhanced degree of professional ethos, pride and esprit de corps we can meet all challenges effectively and comprehensively.
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.
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.
The Agency had several events that proved to be outstanding activities and raised extra money for the CFC while also enhancing unit esprit de corps.
National service would develop the discipline, character traits, and esprit de corps that work in concert to deepen a person's sense of good citizenship and responsibility for good government.
The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) bestowed its Esprit de Corps Award to the New York State Insurance Department at its winter meeting in Grapevine, Texas on December 5, 2008.
This elite avoided the 'corrosive effect of power corruption' through a strong esprit de corps.
Hobbs' ESPRIT DE CORPS is a tricky customer but may just have too much class for his rivals in the totesport Handicap Hurdle (3.