Definition of support group in English:

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support group


A group of people with common experiences or concerns who provide each other with encouragement, comfort, and advice: a support group for gay teens
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  • Some of the participants attended a social support group, but others did not.
  • This support group provides social contact for head-injured people and their families.
  • The support group was like a social club for her, where she had a hostage audience.

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Syllabification: sup·port group

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