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    #1

    Groupmates or classmates?

    When we are talking about fellow students at university who are in the same group/class for studies, should we use the word groupmates or classmates?
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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    #2

    Re: Groupmates or classmates?

    I would say classmates. (I suppose that a groupmate could be a part of any group, and not just a class.)


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    #3

    Re: Groupmates or classmates?

    "Groupmate" sounds odd to me.

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    Re: Groupmates or classmates?

    It's not a natural term to me either.

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