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"splinter group" in British English

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(Definition of “splinter group” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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)