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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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It even fought the Nkrumaist members of the Great Alliance and never gave them a chance to enter parliament, even at the time that NPP and three other Nkrumaist splinter parties refused to partake in the 1992 parliamentary elections.
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At time of writing, there are at least two major MDC parties, with several splinter parties that were once part of the MDC or ZANU-PF.
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But no, the BJP in Goa goes and forges an unbelievable alliance with splinter parties that could help them in 'adding to the total' in a surreptitious race to form a government that was solely to be decided by numbers.
For a while, Radev looked like a possible uniting figure for the left-wing political space who could bring together the BSP and two splinter parties, Alternative for Bulgarian Revival (ABV) of former President Parvanov, and Movement 21 of Tatyana Doncheva.
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