crowd

(noun) A temporary collection of people in close proximity to each other, that interact and influence each other, while sharing immediate common interest or goal.

Example: Fans at a baseball game.

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How to Cite the Definition of Crowd

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

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

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

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

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

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