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"cohort" in British English

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cohortnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˈkəʊ.hɔːt/  us   /ˈkoʊ.hɔːrt/
specialized social science a ​group of ​people who ​share a ​characteristic, usually ​age: This ​studyfollowed up a cohort of 386 ​patientsaged 65+ for six ​months after ​theirdischargehome.
disapproving a ​group of ​people who ​support a ​particularperson, usually a ​leader: The Mayor and his cohorts have ​abusedtheirpositions of ​power.
(Definition of cohort from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cohort" in Business English

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cohortnoun [C ]

uk   us   /ˈkəʊhɔːt/
a ​group of ​people who ​share a characteristic, usually age: About 42% of women in this age cohort have a college degree. This year's cohort of ​graduates will have particular difficulties ​findingjobs.
a ​person or a ​group of ​people who ​support a particular ​person, usually a ​leader: Perhaps he should have considered ​warning his cohort away from his ​investments.
(Definition of cohort from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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