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intergroup

[in-ter-groop] /ˈɪn tərˈgrup/
adjective, Sociology.
1.
taking place or being between groups:
intergroup relationships.
Origin of intergroup
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; inter- + group
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  • Intragroup money from property; intergroup money from trade.

    Folkways

    William Graham Sumner
  • As a rule, the outcome of episodes of intergroup competition is geographic exclusion.

  • These cases already show us the distinction between intragroup money and intergroup money.

    Folkways

    William Graham Sumner
  • In intergroup affairs, therefore, the relations sooner become impersonal and mechanical.

    Folkways

    William Graham Sumner
  • Thus group money arose from property; intergroup money from trade.

    Folkways

    William Graham Sumner
  • Here the effect of intergroup trade has been to change the skin which was taken as the unit.

    Folkways

    William Graham Sumner

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