He had a small coterie of friends who ringfenced entry to his world. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He treats the establishment as a disreputable mafia rather than an exclusive coterie. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You can join the painting coterie down there. The Glasgow Girls (1994)Around the room sat a large coterie of advisers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I have a small coterie of favourite places, which is quite enough for me. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is surrounded by a coterie of advisers, some of whom are merely incompetent, others downright sinister. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
偶尔使用。在柯林斯辞典中， coterie 是3万个最常用词之一。
coterie 的定义—— 柯林斯 英语词典
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