secondary group
index minority (outnumbered group)

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  • secondary group — noun : a social group characterized by conscious collective interest and formal association contrasted with primary group; compare gesellschaft * * * Sociol. a group of people with whom one s contacts are detached and impersonal. Cf. primary… …   Useful english dictionary

  • secondary group — Sociol. a group of people with whom one s contacts are detached and impersonal. Cf. primary group. * * * …   Universalium

  • secondary group — /sɛkəndri ˈgrup/ (say sekuhndree groohp) noun a group of people with whom one s contacts are detached and impersonal …   Australian English dictionary

  • Primary group/Secondary group — A primary group is a typically small social group whose members share close, personal, enduring relationships. These groups are marked by members concern for one another, shared activities and culture, and long periods of time spent together.… …   Wikipedia

  • Secondary education — is the stage of education following primary education. Secondary education includes the final stage of compulsory education and in many countries it is entirely compulsory. The next stage of education is usually college or university. Secondary… …   Wikipedia

  • secondary boycott — n: a boycott of an employer with which a union does not have a dispute that is intended to induce the employer to cease doing business with another employer with which the union does have a dispute compare primary boycott ◇ Secondary boycotts are …   Law dictionary

  • Secondary education in Japan — is split into middle schools (中学校 chūgakkō ) which cover the seventh through ninth years, and high schools (高等学校 kōtōgakkō , abbreviated to 高校 kōkō ) which mostly cover years ten through twelve. Attendance in upper secondary school is not… …   Wikipedia

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  • Secondary — is an adjective meaning second or second hand . It may refer to: * Secondary education * A secondary consumer in an ecological sense * Secondary dominant, in music * Secondary, in American football and Canadian football, the group of (usually at… …   Wikipedia

  • Secondary metabolite — Secondary metabolites are organic compounds that are not directly involved in the normal growth, development or reproduction of organisms. Unlike primary metabolites, absence of secondary metabolities results not in immediate death, but in long… …   Wikipedia

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