Meaning of “control group” in the English Dictionary


"control group" in Business English

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control groupnoun [ C ]

uk us also control MARKETING

a group of people who are used for comparing another group to in a test or experiment:

The larger the control group sample is, the more reliable and repeatable the results of the promotion will be.

(Definition of “control group” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)