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support group

noun [C] uk   us  
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.
Translations of “support group”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指經歷過相同苦難的人組成的)互助協會…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指经历过相同苦难的人组成的)互助协会…
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