Meaning of GROUPING in English

GROUPING

/ ˈgruːpɪŋ; NAmE / noun

1.

[ C ] a number of people or organizations that have the same interests, aims or characteristics and are often part of a larger group :

These small nations constitute an important grouping within the EU.

2.

[ U ] the act of forming sth into a group

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