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a. a member of a male religious order who undertakes work for the order without actually being in holy orders
b. a lay member of a male religious order

What does it mean when you dream about your brother?

A dream about one’s brother or any other close family member is difficult to interpret because of the extensive shared history. One’s real-life brother sometimes represents the concept of brotherhood (fellowship, alliance).

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For his part, Al Khalifa exalted the fraternal relations between the two brotherly countries, affirming Bahrain's support for Yemen's security, stability and unity.
Recalling the brotherly and historical ties between the Moroccan and Tunisian peoples and their particular attachment to their common Maghreban destiny, the Kingdom of Morocco expresses hope that the different political constituents and all Tunisian active and creative forces will find through the required serenity and the fruitful national dialogue "the paths to peace, stability and harmony that will ensure individual and collective tranquility and progress to the Tunisian brothers," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
President al-Assad reiterated Syria's stance which calls for forming a national unity government representing all the spectrums of the Iraqi people, stressing that Syria stands at equal distance from all the Iraqis and supports everything agreed upon by the brotherly people of Iraq.
and firm brotherly relations between both countries' leaderships".
Summary: During his meeting with the Minister of Defence, Mr Kamel Morjane on Tuesday, President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali received a report on the activities of the Ministry, and its cooperation programs with friendly and brotherly countries.
He said that Turkey is time tested friend and brotherly country of Pakistan and both sides have history of diplomatic ties rooted in decades.
Taher Mahmoud Jili, who presented his credentials as Riyadh-based Designate Ambassador of the brotherly Federal Republic of Somalia to the Kingdom of Bahrain.
The undersecretary welcomed the designate -ambassador of the Republic of Yemen, appreciating the distinguished relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of Yemen and wishing him every success in his new role for the benefit of the two brotherly countries and peoples.
Foreign Office Spokesperson in statement said that the government and the people of Pakistan are in deep anguish over the tragedy and extend their heartfelt condolences to the brotherly government and people of Saudi Arabia over the loss of innocent lives.
The head of the delegation, MP Juma Diwan said in a statement today, "" The delegation of the political body of the Sadrist movement visited the Egyptian embassy in Baghdad and met with the Ambassador Ahmed Darwish, "and handed him a message from Muqtada al-Sadr to the Sheikh of Al-Azhar, which includes that he put his hand with Sheikh of Azhar to take the Islamic nation to unity and safety" Diwan said that the two sides stressed the need to deepen brotherly relations between Egypt and Iraq, and ways to unify efforts to fight extremist ideas and eliminate them, "stressing" the keenness of the political body of the Sadrist movement to consolidate and strengthen the brotherly relations between the two brotherly countries ".
During the call, the Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud congratulated Sheikh Tamim on the occasion of his assuming the reins of power in the brotherly State of Qatar, wishing him, the State of Qatar and its brotherly people, further progress and prosperity.
The following communique has been issued at the end of the visit; ' Within the context of strong brotherly relations and the common historic joint bonds that bind the Sultanate of Oman and the U.