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  • 1 Society — • Implies fellowship, company, and has always been conceived as signifying a human relation Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Society     Society      …

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  • 2 society — so‧ci‧e‧ty [səˈsaɪti] noun societies PLURALFORM 1. [uncountable] people in general, considered in relation to the structure of laws, organizations etc that make it possible for them to live together: • Society may decide that it dislikes… …

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  • 3 Society 1 — is an Industrial Metal Band formed in the early 1990 s in Los Angeles, California. They have released 5 studio albums and performed at several major festivals such as Download. In recent years many fans and critics have begun to make comparisons… …

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  • 4 Society — So*ci e*ty, n.; pl. {Societies}. [L. societas, fr. socius a companion: cf. F. soci[ e]t[ e]. See {Social}.] 1. The relationship of men to one another when associated in any way; companionship; fellowship; company. Her loved society. Milton. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 society — [sə sī′ə tē] n. pl. societies [MFr société < L societas < socius, companion: see SOCIAL] 1. a group of persons regarded as forming a single community, esp. as forming a distinct social or economic class 2. the system or condition of living… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Society — est un film américain réalisé par Brian Yuzna, sorti en 1989. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Autour du film …

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  • 7 society — [n1] humankind, people association, camaraderie, civilization, commonality, commonwealth, community, companionship, company, comradeship, culture, friendship, general public, humanity, jungle*, nation, population, public, rat race*, social order …

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  • 8 society — so·ci·e·ty /sə sī ə tē/ n pl ties 1: the benefits of love, care, affection, and companionship that family members receive from each other sought damages for loss of society from his wife s wrongful death compare consortium 2: a voluntary… …

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  • 9 society — ► NOUN (pl. societies) 1) the aggregate of people living together in a more or less ordered community. 2) a particular community of people living in a country or region, and having shared customs, laws, and organizations. 3) (also high society)… …

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  • 10 society — (n.) 1530s, friendly association with others, from O.Fr. societe, from L. societatem (nom. societas), from socius companion (see SOCIAL (Cf. social)). Meaning group of people living together in an ordered community is from 1630s. Sense of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 society — 1 elite, *aristocracy, nobility, gentry, county 2 *association, order, club …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 society — (del inglés) sustantivo femenino 1. Se usa en la locución locución …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 13 society — noun 1 people who have shared customs and laws ADJECTIVE ▪ larger, wider ▪ the position of women within the family and the wider society ▪ entire, whole ▪ An entire society has been co …

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  • 14 Society — A society is a population of humans characterized by patterns of relationships between individuals that share a distinctive culture and institutions. More broadly, a society is an economic, social and industrial infrastructure in which a varied… …

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  • 15 society — societyless, adj. /seuh suy i tee/, n., pl. societies, adj. n. 1. an organized group of persons associated together for religious, benevolent, cultural, scientific, political, patriotic, or other purposes. 2. a body of individuals living as… …

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  • 16 society — n. group, association 1) to establish, found, set up a society 2) to disband, dissolve a society 3) a burial; historical; honor; humane; learned; literary; medical; musical; secret society 4) a friendly (BE), mutual aid (AE) society 5) a building …

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  • 17 society — so|ci|e|ty W1S1 [səˈsaııti] n plural societies ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(people in general)¦ 2¦(a particular group)¦ 3¦(club)¦ 4¦(upper class)¦ 5¦(being with people)¦ 6 polite society ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: société, fro …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 society — so|ci|e|ty [ sə saıəti ] noun *** 1. ) uncount people in general living together in organized communities, with laws and traditions controlling the way they behave toward one another: Society has to be prepared to support its elderly people. The… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 society — noun 1 PEOPLE IN GENERAL (U) people in general, considered in relation to the structure of laws, organizations etc that makes it possible for them to live together: Society has a right to expect people to obey the law. | a danger to society: He… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 society */*/*/ — UK [səˈsaɪətɪ] / US noun Word forms society : singular society plural societies 1) [uncountable] people in general living together in organized communities, with laws and traditions controlling the way that they behave towards one another Society …

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