an exclusive circle of people with a common purpose (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑clique, ↑coterie, ↑inner circle, ↑pack, ↑camp
Hypernyms: ↑set, ↑circle, ↑band, ↑lot

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Usage: often attributive
Etymology: in (IV) + group
: a social group possessing a sense of solidarity or community of interests as opposed to other social groups — compare outgroup

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inˈgroup noun
A social group of people having the same interests and attitudes
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Main Entry:in

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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