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noun 
  1. (countable) A long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms.
This society has been known for centuries for its colorful clothing and tight-knit family structure.
  1. (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.
  1. (countable) The sum total of all voluntary interrelations between individuals.
  2. (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.
  1. (uncountable) high society.
Smith was first introduced into society at the Duchess of Grand Fenwick's annual rose garden party.
  1. (legalese) A number of people joined by mutual consent to deliberate, determine and act a common goal.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: maatschappij(nl)
  • French: société(fr)f
  • German: Gesellschaft(de)
  • Italian: societí (it)f
  • Spanish: comunidad(es, sociedad, f}}, {{t-, es)f
Etymology: From societe (French: société).


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