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splinter group

noun [C] uk   us  
a group of people who have left a political party or other organization and formed a new separate organization: The Socialist Workers' Party seemed to split into several splinter groups.
Translations of “splinter group”
in Chinese (Traditional) (政黨或其他組織中分裂出的)小派別…
in Chinese (Simplified) (政党或其他组织中分裂出的)小派别…
(Definition of splinter group from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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