Complete Definition of "Gesellschaft"

English
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Etymology
German, from Geselle + -schaft.

Pronunciation
IPA|/gə'zɛlʃaft/

Noun
Gesellschaft f (plural: Gesellschaften)

  1. sociology a hypothetical mode of society, made up of self-serving individuals linked by impersonal ties; as opposed to Gemeinschaft

#:*1973: Seven years later, Hernández wrote a Return of Martín Fierro in which the Gaucho sells out: assimilates back into Christian society, gives up his freedom for the kind of constitutional Gesellschaft being pushed in those days by Buenos Aires. — Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow


German
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Noun
de-noun-f|plural=Gesellschaften

  1. society
  2. business|lang=de company

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