Cohort ( noun , verb )

(As a noun)

Cohort ( noun )

  1. A group of people having a shared characteristic, typically considered as a group for statistical analysis.
  2. A group of people who share a common characteristic and who are born within a similar time period.

Origin:

From latin cohortem (nominative cohortis) "group of soldiers", from co- "together with" + hortari "encourage".

Examples:

  1. The study was conducted on a cohort of elderly patients.
  2. The researchers followed a cohort of children from birth to adulthood.
  3. The cohort included both men and women.
  4. The cohort was divided into two groups for comparison.
  5. The cohort was selected from the general population.

(As a verb)

Cohort ( verb )

  1. A group of people having a shared characteristic, typically considered as a group for statistical analysis.
  2. A group of people who share a common characteristic and who are born within a similar time period.

Origin:

From latin cohortem (nominative cohortis) "group of soldiers", from co- "together with" + hortari "encourage".

Examples:

  1. The study was conducted on a cohort of elderly patients.
  2. The researchers followed a cohort of children from birth to adulthood.
  3. The cohort included both men and women.
  4. The cohort was divided into two groups for comparison.
  5. The cohort was selected from the general population.
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