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group British & World English

A number of people or things that are located, gathered, or classed together

group English Thesaurus

she sorted the coins into groups

T-group British & World English

A group of people undergoing therapy or training in which they observe and seek to improve their own interpersonal relationships or communication skills

age group British & World English

A number of people or things classed together as being of similar age

group hug British & World English

An instance of a number of people embracing one another simultaneously, typically to provide support or express solidarity

group sex British & World English

Sexual activity involving a group of people

in-group British & World English

An exclusive, typically small, group of people with a shared interest or identity

kin group British & World English

A group of people related by blood or marriage

out-group British & World English

Those people who do not belong to a specific in-group

pop group British & World English

A number of musicians and vocalists who perform pop music together

blood group British & World English

Any of the various types of human blood whose antigen characteristics determine compatibility in transfusion. The best-known blood groups are those of the ABO system

book group British & World English

A group of people who meet regularly to discuss books that all members of the group have read

chat group British & World English

A group of people who communicate regularly via the Internet, usually in real time but also by email

focus group British & World English

A group of people assembled to participate in a discussion about a product before it is launched, or to provide feedback on a political campaign, television series, etc.

group home British & World English

A home where a small number of unrelated people in need of care, support, or supervision can live together

group work British & World English

Work done by a group in collaboration

Local Group British & World English

The cluster of galaxies of which our Galaxy is a member

Nabi Group British & World English

A group of late 19th-century French painters, largely symbolist in their approach and heavily indebted to Gauguin. Members of the group included Maurice Denis, Pierre Bonnard, and Édouard Vuillard

nitro group British & World English

A group —NO2, attached to an organic group in a molecule

peer group British & World English

A group of people of approximately the same age, status, and interests

point group British & World English

Any of the 32 sets of symmetry operations which can be used to characterize three-dimensional lattices and are the basis of the system of crystal classes

space group British & World English

Any of 230 symmetry groups used to classify crystal structures

study group British & World English

A group of people who meet to study a particular subject and then report their findings or recommendations

tone group British & World English

A group of words forming a distinctive unit in an utterance, containing a nucleus and optionally one or more other syllables before and after the nucleus

work group British & World English

A group within a workforce who normally work together

action group British & World English

A body formed to campaign politically on a particular issue

battle group British & World English

A military force created to fight together, typically consisting of several different types of troops

ethnic group British & World English

A community or population made up of people who share a common cultural background or descent

ginger group British & World English

A highly active faction within a party or movement that presses for stronger action on a particular issue

group booking British & World English

An act of reserving accommodation, tickets, etc. in advance for a group of people

group captain British & World English

A rank of officer in the RAF, above wing commander and below air commodore

group therapy British & World English

A form of psychotherapy in which patients meet to describe and discuss their problems

income group British & World English

A section of the population classified according to their level of income

kinship group British & World English

A family, clan, or other group based on kinship

Oxford Group British & World English

A Christian movement popularized in Oxford in the late 1920s, advocating discussion of personal problems by groups

primary group British & World English

A group held together by relationships formed by family and environmental associations, regarded as basic to social life and culture

Russell Group British & World English

An association of UK universities regarded as having the highest academic standards

support group British & World English

A group of people with common experiences or concerns who provide each other with encouragement, comfort, and advice

Tribune Group British & World English

A left-wing group within the British Labour Party consisting of supporters of the views put forward in the weekly journal Tribune

Oxford Group New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Christian movement advocating group discussion of personal problems

Russell Group New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

association of some UK universities

affinity group British & World English

A group of people linked by a common interest or purpose

encounter group British & World English

A group of people who meet to gain psychological benefit through close contact with one another

group dynamics British & World English

The study or use of the processes involved when people in a group interact

group insurance British & World English

Insurance that covers a defined group of people, such as employees of a company or members of a particular profession, typically against illness or death

group practice British & World English

A medical practice run by several doctors


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