Definition of esprit de corps noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


esprit de corps

BrE BrE//eˌspriː də ˈkɔː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//eˌspriː də ˈkɔːr//
[uncountable] (from French)
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feelings of pride, care and support for each other, etc. that are shared by the members of a group Word OriginFrench, literally ‘spirit of the body’.
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