Definition of Secondary Group
(noun) An impersonal group that is task oriented and interactions are typically formal, based on roles and statuses.
Examples of Secondary Group
- club members
Secondary Group Pronunciation
- IPA Pronunciation
- Syllabification: (sec·ond·ar·y group)
- Plural: secondary groups
- A secondary group is contrasted to a primary group.
- formal organization
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secondary group. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/secondary-group/
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MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“secondary group.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 24 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/secondary-group/>.