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American English: /ɡrup/
British English: /ɡruːp/

Translation of group in Spanish:


  • 1 (+ singular or plural verb) 1.1
    (of people)
    in groups of three
    en grupos de tres
    to form a group
    (found a group)
    formar un grupo or una asociación
    a consumers'/women's group
    una asociación or agrupación de consumidores/mujeres
    a feminist/gay group
    un colectivo or una agrupación feminista/gay
    (before noun) (discussion/visit)
    de conjunto
    group booking
    reserva (feminine) de grupo
    group photo
    foto (feminine) de grupo
    1.2 (Music) a pop/rock group
    un grupo pop/de rock
    Example sentences
    • Rock'n'roll groups appeared on bills along with trad groups and pop singers - even some modern jazz made it into the charts.
    • Robert is joined by Vincent Courtois on cello and Cyril Atef on drums in a chamber jazz group of the highest order.
    • It is yet another landmark in the career of one of soul music's greatest groups.
  • 2 (usu + sing vb) 2.1
    (of things)
    (class, division)
    Example sentences
    • He also feared for the safety of other pupils when the boy ran towards a group leaving the class, on May 17 last year.
    • The sheets would be cut to approximate size, then they would be gathered into groups of three or four, folded in half and trimmed to the correct size.
    • The extent of this clustering was similar in all four social class groups.
  • 4 (Chemistry) 4.1
    (of elements)
    4.2 an ethyl group
    un grupo etílico
    Example sentences
    • Money left over is to go towards a new parish council noticeboard and the remainder will be shared among local groups.
    • We need to form a progressive coalition that includes the religious groups sharing our morality.
    • Both groups come together to share workshops, intensive training and performances.
    Example sentences
    • Ramsay realized that argon and helium might be members of a hitherto unsuspected new group in the Periodic Table.
  • 5 (Mathematics)
    Example sentences
    • Netto made major steps towards abstract group theory when he combined permutation group results and groups in number theory.
    • One of the areas which his work took him into was infinite permutation groups.
    • He was the first to give a proof that the Galois group is closed under multiplication.

transitive verb

  • the students grouped themselves around the table
    los estudiantes se agruparon alrededor de la mesa
    these cases can be grouped together
    estos casos pueden ponerse en un mismo grupo
    Example sentences
    • Photographs featured on the web site are grouped into seven categories - as are the albums.
    • Furthest away are other science disciplines that would be grouped in different broad categories from psychology, like physics and chemistry.
    • Eleven manufacturers who received five to seven nominations were grouped into Category 1.

intransitive verb

  • to group around something/somebody
    agruparse or formar un grupo alrededor de or en torno a algo/alguien

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