open groups


Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • groups, closed and open — See closed groups and open groups …   Dictionary of sociology

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  • Open Mic UK — Begins August 2011 Ends January 2012 Frequency Annually Location(s) …   Wikipedia

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