Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

mailing
mail sent by a sender at one time
 
septette
seven people considered as a unit
 
bureaucracy
any organization in which action is obstructed by insistence on unnecessary procedures and red tape
 
row
a linear array of numbers, letters, or symbols side by side
 
chain
(business) a number of similar establishments (stores or restaurants or banks or hotels or theaters) under one ownership
 
professional organisation
an organization of and for professional people
 
rear
the back of a military formation or procession
 
infantry
an army unit consisting of soldiers who fight on foot
 
Federal Protective Service
an agency in the General Services Administration that is a security organization to provide a safe environment where Federal agencies can conduct their business
 
magazine
a business firm that publishes magazines
 
Akhbari
a religious movement by Arab Shiite Muslims in 17th century Iraq that is opposed to the Usuli
 
Second Empire
the imperial government of Napoleon III in France from 1852-1870
 
stock
a special variety of domesticated animals within a species
 
catena
a chain of connected ideas or passages or objects so arranged that each member is closely related to the preceding and following members (especially a series of patristic comments elucidating Christian dogma)
 
Office of Intelligence Support
agency that oversees the intelligence relationships of the Treasury's offices and bureaus and provides a link between the Intelligence Community and officials responsible for international economic policy
 
Air Combat Command
a command that is the primary provider of air combat weapon systems to the United States Air Force; operates fighter, bomber, reconnaissance, battle-management, and rescue aircraft
 
Egyptian Islamic Jihad
an Islamic extremist group active since the late 1970s; seeks to overthrow the Egyptian government and replace it with an Islamic state; works in small underground cells
 
electronics company
a company that makes and sells electronic instruments
 
rag trade
makers and sellers of fashionable clothing
 
Fifth Lateran Council
the council in 1512-1517 that published disciplinary decrees and planned (but did not carry out) a crusade against Turkey
 
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