(noun) “[A] group that an individual is not a member of, and may even compete with” (OpenStax College 2012).

Example: The visiting team (opposed to the home team or in-group) including their fans during a game of football.

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