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
leszakadt csoport

splinter group

ngruppo scissionista
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The PCP, which is a splinter party of the ruling party since 1999, believe that patience and long-term policy can produce positive reforms and better than joining armed groups to seeking violent change in the fragile country.
com/articles/177285/Bulgaria+Presidential+Election%3A+Tsacheva+Tipped+to+Win+in+DPS%27s+Turkey+Strongholds">enjoyed significant support among Bulgarian expats in Turkey in the first round, with Prime Minister Borisov having admitted the new splinter party DOST had secured her good result there.
The presidential candidate with the second largest number of votes was Luis Abinader, who led the Partido Revolucionario Moderno (Modern Revolutionary Party, PRM), a splinter party that was created following a division within the PRD in 2013.
Bryan urged the splinter party to adopt the owl as its emblem, for "It looks wise and does its work in the dark.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The E[currency]iE-li scandal, the deputies expelled from the party, a splinter party established by those jumping ship from the Republican People's Party (CHP); they are all signs pointing to continuing chaos in the ranks of Turkey's main opposition party.
As an example, see the immigration policies proposed by the British Conservatives to bring voters back from voting for a splinter party, UKIP.
This is a common pattern in which KMT splinter party politicians eventually return to their original party.
The former joint sector in charge aimed to lead the splinter party in the name of former convener Imran Farooq.