Definition of Outgroup

1. Noun. (systematics) In cladistics, all the taxa included in a study that do not belong to the ingroup that is of immediate interest. ¹



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Definition of Outgroup

1. a group of people outside one's own group [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outgroup

outgreen
outgreened
outgreening
outgreens
outgrew
outgrin
outgrinned
outgrinning
outgrins
outgross
outgrossed
outgrosses
outgrossing
outground
outgrounds
outgroup (current term)
outgroups
outgrow
outgrowing
outgrown
outgrows
outgrowth
outgrowths
outguard
outguards
outguess
outguessed
outguesses
outguessing
outguide

Literary usage of Outgroup

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1. Application of Rflp & Rapd Molecular Technologies to Plant Breeding: A edited by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"A chloroplast DNA restriction site analysis of sect Skinnera and two outgroup sections was performed, generating a single tree depicting maternal ..."

2. Violence in South Africa: A Variety of Perspectives by Elirea Bornman, René Van Eeden, Marie Wentzel (1998)
"The interpretation of intergroup relations leads to the formation of common attitudes towards outgroup members, the allocation of common characteristics to ..."

3. Though All Things Differ: Pluralism as a Basis for Cooperation in Forests by Eva Wollenberg, Jon Anderson, Citlalli Lopez (2005)
"Because of this, they reject people unlike themselves (the outgroup). Another psychological source of prejudice stems from the belief that people will blame ..."

4. Identity? Theory, Politics, History: Theory, Politics, History by S. B. Bekker, Rachel Prinsloo (1999)
"It has furthermore been thought that negative attitudes and conservative political beliefs can be eradicated by promoting more contact with outgroup members ..."

5. Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997 by Françoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (1999)
"We showed that a range of 11 to 16 cross-species transmissions have occurred throughout the history of these sequences. Additionally, outgroup weights were ..."

6. Hostage Negotiation: A Matter of Life and Death by Defense Information Access Network (1987)
"Also, try to break down any Ingroup/outgroup distinctions. ... Ingroup as it is with an outgroup, even if the relationships in the Ingroup are tenuous and ..."

7. The Theatre of Violence: Narratives of Protagonists in the South African by Don H. Foster, Paul Haupt, Maresa de Beer (2005)
"Fourth, crowd action is spontaneous because, in effect, members of the crowd share the same social identity, in part defined in relation to the outgroup. ..."

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