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English definition of “grouping”


noun [C] uk   /ˈɡruː.pɪŋ/ us  
several people or things when they have been arranged into a group or are being considered as a group: political groupingsGroups of peopleGroups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
(Definition of grouping from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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