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  1. guild
    IPA[ɡild]
  2. noun

    • 1. a medieval association of craftsmen or merchants, often having considerable power.

    • 2. an association of people for mutual aid or the pursuit of a common goal.

    • 3. a group of species that have similar requirements and play a similar role within a community.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: guild, plural noun: guilds

    • noun

      a medieval association of craftsmen or merchants, often having considerable power.

      an association of people for mutual aid or the pursuit of a common goal.

    • noun

      an association of workers of the same trade for mutual benefit.
    • noun

      an association of workers of the same trade for mutual benefit.
    • (in the UK) a branch of a network of women's organizations, first set up in 1929, that functions as an urban counterpart of the Women's Institute.
    • (in the UK) an institute based in London which is responsible for courses and examinations in technical and craft subjects, generally at a lower level than university degrees.
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