collective behavior


noun Sociology.

the spontaneous, unstructured, and temporary behavior of a group of people in response to the same event, situation, etc.

Nearby words

  1. collection box,
  2. collection plate,
  3. collective,
  4. collective agreement,
  5. collective bargaining,
  6. collective farm,
  7. collective fruit,
  8. collective mark,
  9. collective memory,
  10. collective noun

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