Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

unemployed
people who are involuntarily out of work (considered as a group)
 
dance school
a school where students are taught to dance
 
Foggy Bottom
United States Department of State, which is housed in a building in a low-lying area of Washington near the Potomac River
 
signage
signs collectively (especially commercial signs or posters)
 
disabled
people collectively who are crippled or otherwise physically handicapped
 
table
a set of data arranged in rows and columns
 
Congress of Racial Equality
an organization founded by James Leonard Farmer in 1942 to work for racial equality
 
treasure
a collection of precious things
 
landing party
a part of a ship's company organized for special duties ashore
 
animal group
a group of animals
 
acquirer
the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card
 
cordon
a series of sentinels or of military posts enclosing or guarding some place or thing
 
independent agency
an agency of the United States government that is created by an act of Congress and is independent of the executive departments
 
file allocation table
the part of a floppy disk or hard disk where information is stored about the location of each piece of information on the disk (and about the location of unusable areas of the disk)
 
employment office
an agency that finds people to fill particular jobs or finds jobs for unemployed people
 
realism
an artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description
 
school of music
a school for the study of music
 
Maquis
the French underground that fought against the German occupation in World War II
 
community of scholars
the body of individuals holding advanced academic degrees
 
confederacy
a union of political organizations
 
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