- (countable) A long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms.
Etymology: From societe (French: société).
- This society has been known for centuries for its colorful clothing and tight-knit family structure.
- (countable) A group of people who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest.
- It was then that they decided to found a society of didgeridoo-playing unicyclists.
- (countable) The sum total of all voluntary interrelations between individuals.
- (uncountable) The people of one"s country or community taken as a whole.
- It"s not for society to decide whether I can play the didgeridoo in my own home.
- He thinks that the fact that this child grew up to be a murderer is the fault of society.
- (uncountable) high society.
- Smith was first introduced into society at the Duchess of Grand Fenwick's annual rose garden party.
- (legalese) A number of people joined by mutual consent to deliberate, determine and act a common goal.
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