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group·think

 (gro͞op′thĭngk′)
n.
The act or practice of reasoning or decision-making by a group, especially when characterized by uncritical acceptance or conformity to prevailing points of view.
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groupthink

(ˈɡruːpˌθɪŋk)
n
(Sociology) a tendency within organizations or society to promote or establish the view of the predominant group
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group•think

(ˈgrupˌθɪŋk)

n.
the tendency of a decision-making group to strive for consensus and to avoid critical examination of alternatives.
[1950–55]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.groupthink - decision making by a group (especially in a manner that discourages creativity or individual responsibility)
deciding, decision making - the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making"
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