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splinter groupnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsplɪn.tə ˌɡruːp/ us   /ˈsplɪn.tɚ ˌɡruːp/
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splinter groupnoun [C]

us   /ˈsplɪn·tər ˌɡrup/
a group of people who have left a political party or other organization to form a new, separate organization
(Definition of splinter group from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) (政党或其他组织中分裂出的)小派别…
in Chinese (Traditional) (政黨或其他組織中分裂出的)小派別…
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