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Dictionary of sociology. 2013.

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  • reference group — ➔ group * * * reference group UK US noun [C] ► MARKETING a group of people that influences the decisions and opinions of a person or group: »Whether a person felt rich or poor compared to their reference group was also a way of predicting… …   Financial and business terms

  • group — [gruːp] noun [countable] 1. also group of companies ORGANIZATIONS a large business organization that consists of several companies that all have the same owner: • Burmah Castrol, the lubricants group • the sale of the Rover Group to BMW …   Financial and business terms

  • Reference range — Reference ranges edit in: blood urine CSF feces In health related fields, a reference range or reference interval usually describes the variations of a measurement or value in healthy i …   Wikipedia

  • Reference.com — URL reference.com Type of site Encyclopedia, Dictionary, Thesaurus Available language(s) English, Spanish …   Wikipedia

  • Reference management software — Reference management software, citation management software or personal bibliographic management software is software for scholars and authors to use for recording and utilising bibliographic citations (references). Once a citation has been… …   Wikipedia

  • Group theory — is a mathematical discipline, the part of abstract algebra that studies the algebraic structures known as groups. The development of group theory sprang from three main sources: number theory, theory of algebraic equations, and geometry. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Group of death — is an informal sobriquet used in football and other team sports to describe a situation that often occurs during the group stage of a tournament (such as the first round of the World Cup), where:* all the teams present in one group are considered …   Wikipedia

  • reference — ref‧er‧ence [ˈrefrəns] noun [countable] 1. with reference to formal used to say what you are writing or talking about, especially in business letters: • With reference to your recent advertisement, I am writing to apply for the post of sales… …   Financial and business terms

  • Group marriage — Group marriage, also known as multi lateral marriage, is a form of polyamory in which more than two persons form a family unit, with all the members of the group marriage being considered to be married to all the other members of the group… …   Wikipedia

  • group relief — Under the Income and Corporation Taxes 1988 tax losses of one company in a group can be transferred to other companies in the group to be set against taxable profits in the recipient. Group relief is not available for losses incurred by a company …   Law dictionary

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