social group

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: group - people sharing some social relationsocial group - people sharing some social relation
group, grouping - any number of entities (members) considered as a unit
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
society - an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
minority - a group of people who differ racially or politically from a larger group of which it is a part
sector - a social group that forms part of the society or the economy; "the public sector"
interest group, interest - (usually plural) a social group whose members control some field of activity and who have common aims; "the iron interests stepped up production"
kin group, kindred, kinship group, clan, kin, tribe - group of people related by blood or marriage
kith - your friends and acquaintances; "all his kith and kin"
fringe - a social group holding marginal or extreme views; "members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times"
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
congregation, faithful, fold - a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
phylum - (linguistics) a large group of languages that are historically related
force - a group of people having the power of effective action; "he joined forces with a band of adventurers"
platoon - a group of persons who are engaged in a common activity; "platoons of tourists poured out of the busses"; "the defensive platoon of the football team"
revolving door - an organization or institution with a high rate of turnover of personnel or membership
band, circle, lot, set - an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
gangdom, gangland, organized crime - underworld organizations
subculture - a social group within a national culture that has distinctive patterns of behavior and beliefs
nonalignment, nonalinement - people (or countries) who are not aligned with other people (or countries) in a pact or treaty
form of government, political system - the members of a social organization who are in power
moiety - one of two basic subdivisions of a tribe
tribe, folk - a social division of (usually preliterate) people
social movement, movement, front - a group of people with a common ideology who try together to achieve certain general goals; "he was a charter member of the movement"; "politicians have to respect a mass movement"; "he led the national liberation front"
Jewry - Jews collectively
wing - a group within a political party or legislature or other organization that holds distinct views or has a particular function; "they are the progressive wing of the Republican Party"
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The Ludlow Breastfeeding Support and Social Group meets monthly at Helena Lane community centre and has aimed to provide support and peer to peer support to local mothers and is run entirely by volunteers.
score on individual and social group hostilities soared from 3.3 in 2007 to 8.4 in 2017--the most recent year studied--which qualified as the highest in the region.
>> Widows group THE Anglesey & Gwynedd Widowers & Widows Social Group is a social group covering Anglesey, Bangor, Caernarfon and Llyn, set up for widowed people to enjoy life again in the company of other widowed people who understand.
The contest was sponsored by Sons of Norway Polar Star Lodge 5-472, a Fox Valley Norwegian-American social group.
A weekly social group for older people in Denny is calling on the local community to volunteer just a couple of hours a week to help run the session.
One fifth (20%) of parents from the highest social group said they know someone who has bought or rented a second home in the catchment area of a good school.
To get asylum, applicants must demonstrate that they meet the refugee definition, which requires a showing of past harm or fear of future harm based on a person's race, religion, nationality, political opinion or membership in a social group. One way to think of social group is that it is like the other bases of asylum.
A social group was set up last year by the NHS, Alzheimer Scotland and RSABI encouraging people to get together and share their experiences.
While other nations have recognized and addressed the problem by modifying their immigration policies, the United States continues to deport its most vulnerable migrants because they do not meet its stringent social group requirements.
First, a buck fawn will begin striving for dominance against other buck fawns in his mother's social group almost from birth.
Specifically, it focuses on whether unaccompanied minors who flee their home countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras due to poverty and violence should be granted protection under the "particular social group" category.
This has not only tarnished Turkey's image abroad, but also weakened Turkey's influence because every social group in Turkey has expats living in other countries.