Definition of encounter group in English:

encounter group

Syllabification: en·coun·ter group

noun

chiefly US
A group of people who meet to gain psychological benefit through close contact with one another.
More example sentences
  • I was torn between running an encounter group and running Poetry Project.
  • Taylor says: ‘Women have turned the office into an encounter group.’
  • I'm not talking about a touchy-feely encounter group approach or a hand-holding session.

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