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English definition of “group”

group

noun     /ɡruːp/
[C] (also group of companies) a business that contains several different companies: Under the group's final salary pension scheme, his pension is increased for every year he served. a television/banking/construction group group accounts/sales
a number of people or things that are put together or considered as a single thing: group of sth This deal has been backed by a group of external investors. This group of drugs are known as taxanes. I want someone who is going to work in a group. a group discussion/interview/assignment
→ See also action group, age group, buzz group, consumer group, control group, focus group, income group, interest group, investor group, newsgroup, peer group, pressure group, reference group, target group, test group, T-group, workgroup
(Definition of group noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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