Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

car maker
a business engaged in the manufacture of automobiles
 
drove
a moving crowd
 
management personnel
personnel having overall planning and direction responsibilities
 
demimonde
a class of woman not considered respectable because of indiscreet or promiscuous behavior
 
horde
a nomadic community
 
Kahane Chai
a terrorist organization founded for Jewish defense; fights antisemitism and hopes to restore the biblical state of Israel
 
United States Government Accounting Office
an independent nonpartisan federal agency that acts as the investigative arm of Congress making the executive branch accountable to Congress and the government accountable to citizens of the United States
 
bucket shop
an unethical or overly aggressive brokerage firm
 
research staff
a group of associated research workers in a university or library or laboratory
 
conference
an association of sports teams that organizes matches for its members
 
Nuclear Regulatory Commission
an independent federal agency created in 1974 to license and regulate nuclear power plants
 
Kokka Shinto
the branch of Shinto recognized as the official state religion of Japan
 
American Federalist Party
a major political party in the United States in the early 19th century; founded by Alexander Hamilton; favored a strong centralized government
 
Federal Communications Commission
an independent government agency that regulates interstate and international communications by radio and television and wire and cable and satellite
 
Aeolian
the ancient Greek inhabitants of Aeolia
 
squadron
an air force unit larger than a flight and smaller than a group
 
thrift institution
a depository financial institution intended to encourage personal savings and home buying
 
covey
a small flock of grouse or partridge
 
quartet
four people considered as a unit
 
carload
a gathering of passengers sufficient to fill an automobile
 
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