discussion group

noun

Definition of discussion group

  1. 1 :  a group of people who meet to discuss shared topics of interest … every Sunday for most of one school year Ellie went to a regular discussion group at a nearby church. — Carl Sagan, Contact, 1985

  2. 2 :  an electronic forum devoted to a particular topic :  newsgroup Today a troll is someone who deliberately sends a rude or annoying message to a discussion group on the Internet. — Ruth Walker, The Christian Science Monitor, 6 June 2011

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1895

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1895


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