fraternisation vs fraternization what difference

what is difference between fraternisation and fraternization

English

Etymology

From French

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

fraternisation (countable and uncountable, plural fraternisations)

  1. (chiefly Britain) Alternative spelling of fraternization

French

Etymology

fraterniser +‎ -ation

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fʁa.tɛʁ.ni.za.sjɔ̃/

Noun

fraternisation f (plural fraternisations)

  1. fraternization

Further reading

  • “fraternisation” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


English

Alternative forms

  • fraternisation

Etymology

From French fraternisation

Noun

fraternization (countable and uncountable, plural fraternizations)

  1. The act of fraternizing or uniting as brothers.
  2. Having a friendly relationship with the enemy.
  3. (chiefly US, derogatory) any type of disallowed, supposedly unethical and unprofessional, social or intimate contact between employees, especially between different gender, class or rank.

Related terms

  • antifraternization
  • confraternization
  • fraternize
  • fraternism
  • nonfraternization
  • sexual fraternization

Translations

Further reading

  • fraternization on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

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