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fraternize

  
  ( fraternizes    3rd person present)   ( fraternizing    present participle)   ( fraternized    past tense & past participle  )
in BRIT, also use fraternise      If you fraternizewith someone, you associate with them in a friendly way.      v-recip   (=mix)  
At these conventions, executives fraternized with the key personnel of other banks...      V with n  
Mrs Zuckerman does not fraternize widely...      V (non-recip)  
The recession has created an atmosphere where disparate groups fraternise in an atmosphere of mutual support.      pl-n V  
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fraternize

  
  
associate, concur, consort, cooperate, go around with, hang out     (informal)   hang with     (informal, chiefly U.S.)   hobnob, keep company, mingle, mix, socialize, sympathize, unite  
  
Antonyms     
   avoid, eschew, keep away from, shun, steer clear of  

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