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Historical ContextPlay
Originally, 'posse' referred to a group summoned by law in the past. This usage is less common today. SlideIn wild west movies, you might see the sheriff form a posse to pursue outlaws.
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Common PurposePlay
'Posse' implies a strong sense of unity and shared mission among the group members. SlideTo organize the town festival, a posse of volunteers was formed.
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Temporary FormationPlay
A posse often comes together temporarily to achieve a specific goal and may disband after. SlideA posse of neighbors quickly gathered to help find the missing dog.