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casual crowd

Definition of Casual Crowd

(noun) A group of people who happen to be at the same location at the same time.

Examples of Casual Crowd

Casual Crowd Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: ca·su·al crowd

Audio Pronunciation

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– British English

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈkæʒəwəl kraʊd/
  • British English – /ˈkæʒjʊəl kraʊd/

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Works Consulted

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Cite the Definition of Casual Crowd

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “casual crowd.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 7, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/casual-crowd/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “casual crowd.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 7, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/casual-crowd/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“casual crowd.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 7 Dec. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/casual-crowd/>.