Support-group



noun
1.
a group of people who meet regularly to support or sustain each other by discussing problems affecting them in common, as alcoholism or bereavement.

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    verb (used with object) 1. to bear or hold up (a load, mass, structure, part, etc.); serve as a foundation for. 2. to sustain or withstand (weight, pressure, strain, etc.) without giving way; serve as a prop for. 3. to undergo or endure, especially with patience or submission; tolerate. 4. to sustain (a person, the […]

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