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An association or grouping, especially a political organization; an affiliation formed on the basis of common interests or objectives.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in Manifesto of Federal Party. From Spanish agrupación group from agrupar to group + -ación.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.