ginger group


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ginger group

n. Chiefly British
A highly active or galvanizing group within a larger organization or body.

ginger group

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly Brit a group within a party, association, etc, that enlivens or radicalizes its parent body

gin′ger group`



n.
Brit. and Canadian. the most active group within a political party or other organization.
[1925-30]
Translations

ginger group

n (Brit) (within organization) → gruppo di pressione
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6% in the ginger group and nonsignificantly lower by 2.
Before taking the medication 22% of the sumatriptan group and 20% of the ginger group had severe headaches.
Akalis are also working with the hypothesis that even they would be able to win all 10 seats they are contesting in Punjab and along with INLD they would form a ginger group of 20 - enough to dictate terms to the BJP since even at its best BJP cannot dream of getting the majority on its own.
Ron Beadle from Gateshead has established the ginger group Liberal Left, with the aim of breaking the coalition and making common cause with Labour and others on the "left".
If Keith or anyone else were to say that the club is an unlikely ginger group, I will not disagree.
The authors hypothesized that pain ratings after exercise would be lower in the ginger group compared to placebo subjects.
ALL WHITE NOW: Fiona Clarke in a 1968 Mary Quant Ginger Group dress LOOKING GOOD: Lydia Nelson models a home-made wedding dress from the 60s, as part of a show at the Newcastle City Library
Organised by the ginger group Rewired State and held at Google's London headquarters last August, Young Rewired State followed an earlier gathering called National Hack the Government Day, at which 80 developers gathered at the Guardian newspaper's offices to create working projects from public sector information.
There were two major malformations in the comparison group, and three in the ginger group (a ventricular septal defect, right lung abnormality, and kidney abnormality).
he'd announce during meetings at his company Ginger Group Media, after dropping his trousers to reveal an erection.
The second, which the author might have inferred from his application to Peter Nockles, is that while no ginger group could be expected to take its gospel from the religion of the average Englishman, the Tractarians like the old High Church party before them were an important part of the process in which the Church of England turned its back on ordinary English religion, and this, whether the C of E is regarded as a church or as an establishment, was a serious business.
Until now UKIP has always been, effectively, a ginger group.