group work

  1. a method, used by professional social workers, of aiding a group or members of a group toward individual adjustment and increased participation in community activity by exploiting the mechanisms of group life.

Origin of group work

First recorded in 1940–45

Words Nearby group work Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use group work in a sentence

  • The group work at the square tables is now especially beautiful, both when forms of symmetry or object forms are constructed.

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  • It is well to have some group work, so that the pupils may learn to beat larger quantities.

  • And have you pursued, really pursued your interests in group work ever since?

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