splinter group


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splinter group

n.
A group, such as a religious sect or political faction, that has broken away from a parent group.

splinter group

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a number of members of an organization, political party, etc, who split from the main body and form an independent association, usually as the result of dissension

splinter group

A faction that has broken away from a larger political group.
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Noun1.splinter group - a faction or sect that has broken away from its parent organization
faction, sect - a dissenting clique
Translations
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splinter group

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This group, along with 12 other businesses in the design/build field, formed The Splinter Group whose mission it is to serve the Ashland building and design community through the education and support of local industry professionals and homeowners.
PESHAWAR -- Tensions between the militant group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar and its splinter group Hizb-ul-Ahrar has led to the killing of at least two militants in the Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, according to a local media outlet.
In April last year, DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor had announced that Ehsanullah Ehsan, spokesperson of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan's splinter group JuA, had surrendered to the Pakistan Army.
Rebels of the largely Muslim Seleka rebel group clashed with fighters of the mainly Christian Antibalaka group as well as with the Union for Peace, a Seleka splinter group, in the central town of Ippy, local parliamentarian Rufin Outende told dpa.
Mullah Mohammad Rasool was chosen to lead the splinter group in November 2015 after it broke up from the parent group alleging that the new Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour hijacked the movement because of personal greed.
The terrorist Laal Basan is said to be an operative of Jamaat ul Ahrar, a splinter group of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
Arrested man Laal Basan said to be an operative of Jamaat ul Ahrar, a splinter group of Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).
Vintage Wine Estates acquired a majority interest in Napa-based Splinter Group Spirits, which was founded in 2013 by vintner Dave Phinney and the Wilkinson family.
The monument that dominated Dublin's skyline for more than 150 years was infamously targeted by a Republican splinter group in 1966.
Peshawar: A Pakistani lawyer under death threats for defending a doctor who helped CIA agents hunt Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was shot dead on Tuesday, police said, and a Taliban splinter group claimed responsibility.
The city is the power base of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, and the bombing, claimed by a Pakistani Taliban splinter group, further destabilises a country already struggling to deal with militants after an assault on a school in December left 150 people dead.
Summary: A prominent Syrian athlete-turned-rebel fighter has decided to fight alongside the Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIS, media reports said Sunday.