Meaning of GROUPING in English


group ‧ ing /ˈɡruːpɪŋ/ BrE AmE noun

1 . [countable] a number of people, things, or organizations that do something together or have the same interests, qualities, or features

grouping of

a grouping of eight opposition parties

political/social/economic etc grouping

During this period the family unit becomes the natural social grouping.

a loose grouping (=informal and not well organized) of anti-capitalist protesters

2 . [uncountable] the act of putting people or things into groups:

the grouping of students by ability

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.