social unit


social unit
noun
an organization regarded as part of a larger social group
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the coach said the offensive unit did a good job

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after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit

Syn: ↑unit
Derivationally related forms: ↑unitize (for: ↑unit)
Hypernyms: ↑organization, ↑organisation
Hyponyms:

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