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English definition of “groupthink”

groupthink

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈɡruːpθɪŋk/ ( also group think) MEETINGS, MANAGEMENT
the process in which bad decisions are made by a group because its members do not want to express opinions, suggest new ideas, etc. that others may disagree with: Most of us thought the product wouldn't sell, but nobody told the boss – that's the danger of group think.
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