secondary group

(noun) “Larger and more impersonal groups that are task-focused and time limited” (OpenStax College 2012).

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: secondary groups
  • Secondary groups are compared and contrasted to primary groups.

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Types of Groups. Connexions, June 13, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42831/1.4/).