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English definition of “coterie”

coterie

noun [C, + sing/pl verb]     /ˈkəʊ.tər.i/ US  /ˈkoʊ.t̬ɚ-/
a small group of people with shared interests, often one that does not want other people to join them: a coterie of writersGroups of people
(Definition of coterie noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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