PRIMARY GROUP

An individual's small group of friends or acquaintances that help foster and maintain their attitudes, social mores and values.

PRIMARY GROUP: "Jean's primary group was made up of soldiers he had served with in Vietnam."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PRIMARY GROUP," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-group/ (accessed April 23, 2018).
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