from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small group selected from a wider population and sampled, as by open discussion, for its members' opinions about or emotional response to a particular subject or area, used especially in market research or political analysis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A group of people, sampled from a larger population, interviewed in open session for market research or political analysis
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