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English definition of “support network”

support network

noun [C] uk   us  
a group of people who provide emotional and practical help to someone in serious difficulty: It's very hard for battered women to rebuild their lives without a good support network.Counselling and psychotherapyHelpers and accomplicesPeople who help or serve people professionally
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