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The virtual choir would never replace live music or a real choir, but the same sort of focus and intent and esprit de corps is evident in both, and at the end of the day it seems to me a genuine artistic expression.
Eric Whitacre

Meaning of "esprit de corps" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ESPRIT DE CORPS

esprit de corps  [ɛˈspriː də ˈkɔː] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ESPRIT DE CORPS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Esprit de corps is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ESPRIT DE CORPS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Morale

Morale (also known as esprit de corps (French pronunciation: ​)) is the capacity of a group's members to maintain belief in an institution or goal, particularly in the face of opposition or hardship. Morale is often referenced by authority figures as a generic value judgment of the willpower, obedience, and self-discipline of a group tasked with performing duties assigned by a superior. According to Alexander H. Leighton, "morale is the capacity of a group of people to pull together persistently and consistently in pursuit of a common purpose".

Definition of esprit de corps in the English dictionary

The definition of esprit de corps in the dictionary is consciousness of and pride in belonging to a particular group; the sense of shared purpose and fellowship.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ESPRIT DE CORPS


Angkor
ˈæŋkɔː
caa
kɔː
caw
kɔː
cor
kɔː
core
kɔː
corps
kɔː
decor
ˈdeɪkɔː
encore
ˈɒŋkɔː
friska
ˈfrɪʃkɔː
hardcore
ˈhɑːdˌkɔː
ichor
ˈaɪkɔː
khor
kɔː
macaw
məˈkɔː
mucor
ˈmjuːkɔː
noncore
ˌnɒnˈkɔː
petrichor
ˈpɛtrɪˌkɔː
score
skɔː
threescore
ˈθriːˈskɔː
Travancore
ˌtrævənˈkɔː
underscore
ˌʌndəˈskɔː

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ESPRIT DE CORPS

espial
espied
espiegle
espieglerie
espier
espies
espionage
esplanade
Espoo
espousal
espouse
espouser
espressivo
espresso
espresso bar
esprit
espumoso
espy

WORDS THAT END LIKE ESPRIT DE CORPS

army corps
cadet corps
Camel Corps
canine corps
diplomatic corps
Eurocorps
Intelligence Corps
Job Corps
Officers´ Training Corps
Ordnance Corps
Peace Corps
press corps

Synonyms and antonyms of esprit de corps in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ESPRIT DE CORPS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «esprit de corps» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of esprit de corps

Translation of «esprit de corps» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ESPRIT DE CORPS

Find out the translation of esprit de corps to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of esprit de corps from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «esprit de corps» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

袍泽
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

esprit de corps
570 millions of speakers

English

esprit de corps
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एस्प्रिट डी कोर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

روح العمل الجماعي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

честь мундира
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

esprit de corps
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এসোসিয়েট ডি কর্পস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

esprit de corps
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Esprit de corps
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

esprit de corps
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

団結心
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

단결심
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Esprit de corps
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tinh thần đồng đội
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எஸ்பிரித் டி கார்ப்ஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एस्पिट डे कॉर्प्स
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Mürettebat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

esprit de corps
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

esprit de corps
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

честь мундира
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

esprit de corps
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

esprit de corps
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

esprit de corps
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kåranda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

esprit de corps
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of esprit de corps

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ESPRIT DE CORPS»

The term «esprit de corps» is normally little used and occupies the 118.180 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ESPRIT DE CORPS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about esprit de corps

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2 QUOTES WITH «ESPRIT DE CORPS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word esprit de corps.
1
Herb Kelleher
The people of Southwest have always been my pride, my joy and my love. Their indomitable dedication and esprit de corps have taken Southwest from a three-airplane dream to a 500-airplane reality.
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Eric Whitacre
The virtual choir would never replace live music or a real choir, but the same sort of focus and intent and esprit de corps is evident in both, and at the end of the day it seems to me a genuine artistic expression.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ESPRIT DE CORPS»

Discover the use of esprit de corps in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to esprit de corps and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Brothers One and All: Esprit de Corps in a Civil War Regiment
Drawing on three decades of research and more than a thousand wartime letters and two dozen diaries kept by members of the 154th, he traces the evolution of natural camaraderie among friends and neighbors into a more profound sense of pride ...
Mark H. Dunkelman, 2004
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Esprit De Corps: The Art of the Parisian Avant-Garde and the ...
This illustrated study traces the radical changes in modern art in the years prior to World War I to the 1925 Paris Exposition des Arts Decoratifs The author author involves the reader emotionally and intellectually in the genesis and ...
Kenneth E. Silver, 1989
3
Esprit de Corps: Sketches from Diplomatic Life
Sketches from Diplomatic Life Lawrence Durrell. ESPRIT DE CORPS Sketches from Diplomatic Life by Lawrence Durrell Illustrated by V. H. DRUMMOND Inscribed to the members of the Chancery, H.M.Embassy Belgrade 1951.
Lawrence Durrell, 2012
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Esprit de Corps: Québec Poetry of the Late Twentieth Century ...
Esprit de Corps is an exciting anthology of contemporary Quebec poetry by more than forty of the most important francophone writers.
Louise Blouin, Bernard Pozier, Douglas G. Jones, 1997
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Synonyms
... <true discipline is intelligent obedience of each for the consequent effectiveness of all — Ageton) <books . . . written by men who have subjected themselves in a superior degree to intellectual discipline and culture — Dewey) Esprit de corps ...
Merriam-Webster, Inc, 1984
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The Writing of American Military History: A Guide
Esprit de Corps Clausewitz has said: "One who is seeking a profound understanding of the fundamentals of war must understand esprit de corps. This spirit is the cement which binds together all qualities which taken together give an army ...
U. S. Department of the Army, 2001
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The Naval Magazine
"Esprit de corps " and " charge d'affaires " are merely compound words, like " shipmaster," "cable-tier," or "jib-boom" in English, and can either be the objects, or the nominative cases, of verbs. To analyze the first of these phrases : — "Esprit " ...
Charles Samuel Stewart, 1836
8
Communication in Small Groups: Theory, Process, and Skills
Our three decades of working with teams in Fortune 100 companies and collaborating with student project teams suggest that effective role performance depends on an intangible factor, generally called esprit de corps. It refers generally to the ...
John Cragan, David W. Wright, Chris Kasch, 2008
9
Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace and Conflict
responsible, even empowered, to fight for their group's well-being. When these needs were not being met, soldiers felt alone and unable to protect themselves; the unit disintegrated and fighting stopped. Esprit de corps is an important factor ...
Lester R. Kurtz, Jennifer E. Turpin, 1999
10
Group Dynamics
A variety of terms is used to describe group-level emotional states, including élan , morale, esprit de corps, and positive affective tone, but no matter what its label, this shared positive emotion is one of the most obvious features of many ...
Donelson Forsyth, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ESPRIT DE CORPS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term esprit de corps is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Anger of the Legions
Its enduring magic is its rich evocation of small-unit esprit de corps and the moral crossroads of counterinsurgency warfare. “The Centurions” ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
2
8th Communication Battalion Marines build camaraderie, promote …
... ball fund as well as having an event where the unit could build camaraderie, Esprit de Corps and develop in their family readiness program. «DVIDS, Jul 15»
3
The Day's Best Photos | 07.08.15
The goal of the competition is to foster esprit de corps across the units participating and to continue to strengthen the US-South Korea alliance. «News & Observer, Jul 15»
4
Unelected pro-Union alliances risk weakening legitimate opposition …
Led by former soldier Alistair Cameron, it tried to rekindle the esprit de corps that saved Scotland from secession last September. In the end, 56 ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
5
Schriever Airmen qualify for foreign military badge
“The badge brings along a lot of esprit de corps for those testing with each other,” he said. “Everyone is feeling the same stress and physical ... «csmng, Jul 15»
6
Legends Of Tomorrow: Caity Lotz Talks Sara Lance's Resurrection
Of course there are other people on her new team, especially Captain Cold and Heat Wave, who aren't exactly known for their esprit de corps ... «Bam! Smack! Pow!, Jul 15»
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What's it like visiting the set of a TV show? We dropped by The …
There's a bit of a bunker mentality, a certain esprit de corps that forms among people shunted into a room for eight hours. I might not take a ... «A.V. Club, Jul 15»
8
Theft in Restaurants
... into your profits - and they contribute to a sense of mistrust, which is not good for business or any sense of esprit de corps," Schimoler says. «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
9
1st Marine Division holds the first super squad competition in 15 years
We wanted to establish that esprit de corps.” Major Gen. Lawrence Nicholson, the commanding general of the 1st Marine Division, spoke to the ... «Marines.mil, Jul 15»
10
Spartan Brigade tests soldiers, leaders, procedures during joint …
Horan has noticed the esprit de corps in his company after training and working together, led to operational success. "I think organizations work ... «DVIDS, Jul 15»

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