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Groups of people with shared interests or aims

flash mob

noun

a large group of people who suddenly gather in a public place, do something for a short time, and quickly go away again

ghetto

noun

a group or activity that exists separately from everyone else

flash mobber

noun

flash mobbing

noun

police

noun

a group of people who try to change others’ opinions or behavior to be the same as theirs

association

noun

a group of people who have joined together because they have similar interests or goals

commission

noun

a group of people that is officially put in charge of something or asked to find out about something

organization

noun

a group of people who have a particular shared purpose or interest, for example a political party or charity

club

noun

an organization for people who have a common interest in a particular activity or subject

panel

noun

a group of people who make decisions or judgments

property porn

a type of television programme, magazine article, etc which shows off desirable homes …

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chimera

a plan or course of action that is not possible to achieve

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flat design

a type of design used on the web which excludes features which give a three-dimensional effect … and uses simple styles

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