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group

noun
 
 
/ɡruːp/
[C] ( also group of companies) a business that contains several different companies: Under the group's final salary pension scheme, his pension is increased for every year he served. a television/banking/construction group group accounts/sales
a number of people or things that are put together or considered as a single thing: group of sth This deal has been backed by a group of external investors. This group of drugs are known as taxanes. I want someone who is going to work in a group. a group discussion/interview/assignment
→  See also action group , age group , buzz group , consumer group , control group , focus group , income group , interest group , investor group , newsgroup , peer group , pressure group , reference group , target group , test group , T-group , workgroup
(Definition of group from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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