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encounter group Line breaks: en|coun¦ter group

Definition of encounter group in English:


chiefly US
A group of people who meet to gain psychological benefit through close contact with one another.
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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Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
not harmful or offensive