Definition of Outgroups

1. Noun. (plural of outgroup) ¹



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Definition of Outgroups

1. outgroup [n] - See also: outgroup

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Outgroups

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

Literary usage of Outgroups

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1. Understanding HIV/AIDS Stigma: A Theoretical and Methodological Analysisby Harriet Deacon, Inez Stephney, Sandra Prosalendis by Harriet Deacon, Inez Stephney, Sandra Prosalendis (2005)
"This allows people to highlight characteristics which would increase risk of contracting the disease in representations of existing outgroups, ..."

2. Violence in South Africa: A Variety of Perspectives by Elirea Bornman, René Van Eeden, Marie Wentzel (1998)
"Moreover, their identification with the group leads to social competition with and discrimination against outgroups in an attempt to put the ingroup in a ..."

3. Identity? Theory, Politics, History: Theory, Politics, History by S. B. Bekker, Rachel Prinsloo (1999)
"It appears as if social contact with outgroups in a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere decreases awareness of an exclusive ethnic group membership among ..."

4. Remember Your Humanity: International Student/Young Pugwash Yearbook 2005 by Arthur Petersen, Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra (2006)
"Foreign policy is at a very high end on a spectrum of conversational explicitness because it concerns relations with outgroups; outgroups serve the dual ..."

5. Formative Influences of Legal Development by Albert Kocourek, John Henry Wigmore (1918)
"... of plunder-exchange folk-customs inherited from a previous phase of tribal society, and morally excused by the persistence in outgroups of the primitive ..."

6. Dwarf Mistletoes: Biology, Pathology, and Systematics by Frank G. Hawksworth, Delbert Wiens (1998)
"... album were used as outgroups. These species have been shown via global analysis of representatives of the entire order to be outside the Viscaceae. ..."

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