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grouping

Pronunciation: /ˈgruːpiŋ/

Translation of grouping in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 u and c (arrangement) colocación (feminine), modo (masculine) de agrupar
    Example sentences
    • Although this traditional grouping is geographically convenient, it may obscure a far more complex picture of interrelationships.
    • The value of disciplinary grouping is that, at least at its best, people with real and specific competence are in control.
    • Cooperative learning techniques, including heterogeneous grouping, are a central component of this approach to developing literacy skills.
    1.2 countable/numerable (association) agrupación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • That there are factional groupings within the Liberals comes as no surprise.
    • They were also the focal point of the community, bringing people together to form new social groupings.
    • It can lead to extremists and it can lead to humans bonding together in extreme groupings and it can also lead to mistrust on a grand scale.

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