Definition of 'social'
Example sentences containing 'social'
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Heartbroken friends left flowers near the murder scene and paid tribute on social media websites. The Sun (2013)Others seek to enhance social welfare and promote peace. Sociology (1995)They were standing around in small groups having a social chat. The Sun (2011)We have people looking at social networking sites. The Sun (2012)She worked as a social worker at a school for young offenders. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The social experiences have been so valuable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And it is a tight social grouping rather than being drawn from all backgrounds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were far less likely to claim benefits and tax credits or live in social housing. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The test of social security is how it treats the sick and disabled. The Sun (2013)Not all of the movement between or restriction within social class will be directly due to illness. Know Your Own Mind (1991)Smokers have a keen eye for social change. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He was quick to put ads on his website and use social media. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Perhaps only in the military are these social groups truly forced to live with each other. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We had to overcome our shyness or fear of people and social situations. Get the Best out of the Rest of Your Life (1990)It is the prerogative of a certain social class. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It is a social experience for most people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They live on his social security payments and food stamps. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The most important aspect of social support at work is that it should provide a sense of belonging. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)The force is being increasingly infested with coppers who want to be social workers rather than thief takers. The Sun (2008)Their social media activity isn't exactly subtle. The Sun (2014)As part of his social education, the young knight learned to compose and sing poetry. Christianity Today (2000)It's one of life's pleasures and a social activity for me. The Sun (2012)He knows how I dance, and he is with me in a way that other social dancing friends cannot be. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'social'
British English: social /ˈsəʊʃəl/ ADJECTIVE
Social means relating to society.
...unemployment, low pay and other social problems.
- American English: social
- Arabic: اجْتِمَاعِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: social
- Chinese: 社会的
- Croatian: socijalan
- Czech: společenský akce, systém
- Danish: social
- Dutch: sociaal
- European Spanish: social
- Finnish: sosiaalinen
- French: social
- German: sozial
- Greek: κοινωνικός
- Italian: sociale
- Japanese: 社会の
- Korean: 사회적인
- Norwegian: sosial
- Polish: społeczny
- European Portuguese: social
- Romanian: social
- Russian: социальный
- Spanish: social
- Swedish: social
- Thai: ทางสังคม
- Turkish: sosyal
- Ukrainian: соціальний
- Vietnamese: có tính tập thể
Definition of social from the Collins English Dictionary
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