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cohort

co·hort

cohort

 
pronunciation:
ko hort
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often derogatory) a friend or associate.
He and his cohorts were all arrested under suspicion.
similar words:
friend
definition 2: a group of people connected by some factor, often a shared demographic characteristic.
All of the students in his cohort were assigned a task on the project.Of the women in this cohort--those aged eighteen to thirty--fewer than ten percent reported using the product.
definition 3: one of ten divisions of an ancient Roman legion, made up of 300 to 600 soldiers.