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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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Underscoring Saudi-Yemeni relations, the visiting dignitary said the two countries were like a "single family with overwhelming feelings of love and brotherliness accentuated by geographical closeness under the wise leadership of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah and President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi.
25 (ANI): A unique endeavour to spread communal harmony and promote brotherliness among people of different religious faith has been made in an obscure village near Muzaffarnagar city of Uttar Pradesh, where Hindu children have been enrolled at Madarsa, Islamic school.
That thought is voiced in exaggerated form by Louisa, her companion on the walk back to the inn, who "burst forth into raptures of admiration and delight on the character of the navy--their friendliness, their brotherliness, their openness, their uprightness; protesting that she was convinced of sailors having more worth and warmth than any other set of men in England; that they only knew how to live, and they only deserved to be respected and loved" (99).
The universal plan intends brotherliness among the people, sharing of earthly goods as well as unison between man and his natural surroundings.
transforming the religion of brotherliness that Arnold proclaimed into an authoritarian religious community" (41).
He added that thanks to the directives of His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, a set of noble goals have been accomplished, including the convergence of GCC media delegations which boosts cooperation and brotherliness as well as showcasing the technical levels and honest competitive spirit of the teams which reflected their positive competiveness during the matches.
President Sisi said that his meeting with Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah had an atmosphere of genuine brotherliness, mutual keenness and understanding on boosting and bolstering bilateral relations.
He said that the assembly had witnessed several achievements during the current legislative term, adding that in spite of heated debates, deliberations and discussions were held within a spirit of brotherliness and responsibility.
People of Punjab are aware that in their State as well as the rest of the country people live in harmony and enjoy brotherliness in day-to-day life.
These acts unify them, make them turn to the same direction and worship one God and instill in them a feeling of brotherliness," Bin-Humaid said in his Friday sermon attended by more than one million pilgrims at the Grand Mosque.
19 -- (BNA): The Representatives Council's Speaker Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Dhahrani hailed the auspicious efforts of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa in consolidating the bonds of brotherliness and mutual respect between the Kingdom of Bahrain and all GCC-member countries.
The Chief-of-Staff praised the genuine brotherliness and faithful spirit of everybody which contributed largely in reaching considerable outcomes and recommendations of the meeting which will boost GCC integration, cooperation, security, stability and prosperity in the region, wishing all success to achieve the noble goals and to serve our brotherly countries and peoples.