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herd

noun [C, + sing/pl verb]     /hɜːd/ US  /hɝːd/
a large group of animals of the same type that live and feed together: a herd of cattle/elephants/goatsAnimal groupings mainly disapproving a large group of people that is considered together as a group and not separately: Poor Janine - she just follows the herd (= does what all the other people are doing).Groups of people
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