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A fraternity is a brotherhood, in the general sense
- Fraternity (philosophy), a type of relationship between people.
The term usually connotes a distinct or formal organization:
- Fraternity, type of organization.
An organization referred to as a fraternity may be a:
Fraternity may also refer to various types of organizations found at colleges and universities:
- In North America
- College Fraternities and sororities, also called Greek letter organizations or social fraternities, initiatory organizations which unite students through the undergraduate college course
- Honor society, an organization which recognizes achievement
- Collegiate secret societies in North America, organizations in which membership is limited by year of study
- Literary society, an organization formed as a student-directed supplement to the academic curriculum
- Professional fraternity, an organization which promotes fellowship among those in a particular academic discipline or career field
- Service fraternities and sororities, organizations whose primary purpose is community service
- North American fraternity and sorority housing, large group housing for members of a fraternity or sorority
- In Europe
- Corporation (university), college fraternity
- Nation (university), student organization
- Studentenverbindung, student organizations in Germany
- List of Swiss student societies
- Other uses include
- Fraternity (band), an Australian rock group from the early 1970s, featuring AC/DC's Bon Scott
- Fraternity Records, a record label
- List of general fraternities
- List of social fraternities and sororities
- List of fraternities and sororities in the Philippines
- List of fraternities and sororities in Puerto Rico
- Liberté, égalité, fraternité
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