Intermediately normality-large subgroup

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Definition

Symbol-free definition

A subgroup of a group is termed intermediately normality-large if it satisfies the following equivalent conditions:

  1. It is normality-large in every intermediate subgroup
  2. It does not occur as a retract of any subgroup properly containing it.

Definition with symbols

A subgroup H of a group G is termed intermediately normality-large in G if it satisfies the following equivalent conditions:

  1. For any subgroup K of G containing H, and any normal subgroup N of K such that N \cap H is trivial, N must be trivial
  2. If K is a subgroup of G containing H, and \alpha is a retraction from K to H (i.e. a surjective homomorphism that restricts to the identity map on H), then K = H.