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Definition of Primary Group

(noun) A small, intimate group whose members share face-to-face contact and emotional connections.

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Cite the Definition of Primary Group

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “primary group.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 22, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/primary-group/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

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

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “primary group.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 22, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/primary-group/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“primary group.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 22 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/primary-group/>.