Definition of primary group in English:

primary group

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noun

Sociology
A group held together by relationships formed by family and environmental associations, regarded as basic to social life and culture.
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  • Furthermore, the household serves as the primary group of identification for individual members.
  • The closed, local, peasant community - the village - was considered a primary group.
  • With a clear understanding of the two primary groups and their college-choice variables, you'll now need to keep in mind a number of things, as you market to continuing education students.

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