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English definition of “group”


noun [C] (SET)    /ɡruːp/
A1 a number of people or things that are put together or considered as a unit : I'm meeting a group of friends for dinner tonight . The car was parked near a small group of trees . She showed me another group of pictures , this time of children playing .Groups of peopleGroups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures Grammar:Group wordsGroup words (sometimes called collective nouns) are nouns which refer to groups of people, animals or things. There are special group words for particular combinations of people, animals and things:
(Definition of group noun (SET) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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