acting crowd

(noun) A group of people focused on a shared action or goal.

Example: Protesters at a rally.

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How to Cite the Definition of Acting Crowd

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “acting crowd.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/acting-crowd/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

acting crowd. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/acting-crowd/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “acting crowd.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/acting-crowd/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“acting crowd.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/acting-crowd/>.