special-interest group

[spesh-uh l in-ter-ist, in-trist]
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  1. Also called special interest. a body of persons, corporation, or industry that seeks or receives benefits or privileged treatment, especially through legislation.
  2. Digital Technology. a subgroup within a user group where members share information or research in specialized fields. Abbreviation: SIG

Origin of special-interest group

First recorded in 1920–25
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