control group Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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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 ​groupsample is, the more ​reliable and repeatable the ​results of the ​promotion will be.
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