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English definition of “support group”

support group

noun [C]    
a group of people who have had similar experiences, especially difficult ones, and who provide help to each other: After their baby died, they joined a local support group.Counselling and psychotherapyHelpers and accomplicesPeople who help or serve people professionally
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