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- n. A collection of humans or animals, who share certain characteristics, interact with one another, accept expectations and obligations as members of the group, and share a common identity.
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- n. people sharing some social relation
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The clergy gives him a model ideal-type or pure case of a social group which, although it draws its postulants from all classes and nations, is free of all complicating overlapping memberships.
An eminent sociologist of communication networks, Professor Ron Burt, described opinion leaders as “people on the edge”: opinion leaders have a certain degree of cosmopoliteness in that they bring new ideas from outside their social group to its members.