Definition of 'societal'
Example sentences containing 'societal'
Grace lets us recognize our differences as small and insignificant when compared to larger societal problems.Christianity Today (2000) Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It was able to shock because of the societal norms of the day.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
That is a huge societal change.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
When a segment of society feels despised and feared, its behaviour will reflect societal expectations.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It is a societal problem, not a racing one.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Theories that emphasize the role of education in reproducing existing societal norms and values may overlook its important role as a force for changing them.Sociology (1995)
It is seen less in women and this is thought to be due to cultural and societal pressures for women to define themselves via their appearance.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
The probation service works in a complex environment in which political, criminal and societal pressures combine to make its task onerous and hazardous.Times, Sunday Times (2006) Migrants in Modern France: Population Mobility in the Later Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (1989)
Luckily, art and sport have always been admired, and thus tug opinion in away from the societal norm.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Although the idea sounds rather straightforward, it is full of controversy because of changing technology, costs and societal expectations.Understanding Cancer (1987) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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