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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small group of people with a shared interest.

Usage examples (34)
  • A very small coterie formed within the science club because only a few of the students were interested specifically in genetics.
  • The record label coterie at least had good reason for putting up a fight to the end.
  • Our president and his coterie are our protectors, as well as defenders of freedom and democracy.
  • Fact is there are people in the Lib Dems who would give many Tories a run for their right wing laissez faire money and Clegg and his coterie are a case in point. for more
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