Group in which every retract is regular

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Definition

A group in which every retract is regular is a group in which every retract is a regular retract.

Definitions used

Term Definition
Retract A subgroup H of a group G is a retract if there exists a normal subgroup N of G such that NH = G and N \cap H is trivial.
Regular retract A subgroup H of a group G is a regular retract if there exists a subgroup K of G such that \langle H, K \rangle = G, H intersects the normal closure of K trivially and K intersects the normal closure of H trivially.

Formalisms

In terms of the subgroup property collapse operator

This group property can be defined in terms of the collapse of two subgroup properties. In other words, a group satisfies this group property if and only if every subgroup of it satisfying the first property (retract) satisfies the second property (regular retract), and vice versa.
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Relation with other properties

Stronger properties

Property Meaning Proof of implication Proof of strictness (reverse implication failure) Intermediate notions
Group in which every retract is a direct factor |FULL LIST, MORE INFO
Group in which every retract is a free factor every retract is a free factor |FULL LIST, MORE INFO