Out-group definition

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The out-group is a number of people who do not belong.

An example of an out-group is a gathering of outcasts.

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(systematics) In cladistics, all the taxa included in a study that do not belong to the ingroup that is of immediate interest.
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(sociology) The group of people who do not belong to one's own social group.
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All the people not belonging to a specific in-group.
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Origin of out-group

  • From out- +"Ž group.

    From Wiktionary