esprit de corpsFORMAL
Meaning: A feeling of pride and comradeship shared by members of a group such as a military unit or a sports team.
- The new coach is trying to develop a feeling of esprit de corps among his players.
- My father says the best thing about going to fight in a war is the esprit de corps one feels and the friendships one makes.
Origin: Borrowed from French, and a literal translation could be "spirit of a body (of persons)".
Japanese companies try to develop esprit de corps among
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