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Groupthink 

A mode of thinking people engage in when they are deeply involved in a cohesive in-group when the members' striving for unanimity override their motivation to realistically appraise alternative courses of action.

(US Legal. Legal Definitions. http://definitions.uslegal.com/g/groupthink/.)

     

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