composition series

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composition series

[‚käm·pə′zish·ən ′sir‚ēz]
(mathematics)
A normal series G1, G2, …, of a group, where each Gi is a proper normal subgroup of Gi-1and no further normal subgroups both contain Gi and are contained in Gi-1.
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