Definition of 'society'
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It also highlights meticulously the paradoxes of modern government and society in general. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)There must be more to high society than horses and house parties. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The biggest danger to human society comes from civil servants in an environment like this. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The programme is incredibly successful at improving the life chances of the most vulnerable group in society. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The second theme is stronger families and a more responsible society. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And they cost less to the health system and society. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Publicly arguing matters of interest to society. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some people say judge a society by the way it treats its women. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How can the cost to society of this particular case possibly outweigh the benefits? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The most straightforward are deposit accounts with banks and building societies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The whole idea that society must be recruited to this project is over. The Tribes Triumphant (2006)The pluralist society of organizations will be no exception. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)How can it be good for society to stop people getting married? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is it modern society that drives people to hurt each other? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Hence capitalism and society in general need more regulation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This constant hammering home of the message that mutuals are different is finally paying off for the building society. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In almost all societies, the life expectancy at birth is longer for females than for males. Sociology (1995)The data lost by Skipton does not include bank or building society account details. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The students' union claims to have the largest selection of clubs and societies in the country. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Co-operative societies: usually "owned" in some way by consumers. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)
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Translations for 'society'
British English: society /səˈsaɪətɪ/ NOUN
Society consists of all the people in a country or region, considered as a group.
These are common problems in today's society.
- American English: society
- Arabic: مُجْتَمَع
- Brazilian Portuguese: sociedade
- Chinese: 社会
- Croatian: društvo
- Czech: společnost
- Danish: samfund
- Dutch: maatschappij
- European Spanish: sociedad
- Finnish: yhteiskunta
- French: société
- German: Gesellschaft
- Greek: κοινωνία
- Italian: società
- Japanese: 社会
- Korean: 사회 지역사회
- Norwegian: samfunn
- Polish: społeczeństwo
- European Portuguese: sociedade
- Romanian: societate
- Russian: общество
- Spanish: sociedad
- Swedish: samhälle
- Thai: สังคม
- Turkish: toplum
- Ukrainian: суспільство
- Vietnamese: xã hội
Definition of society from the Collins English Dictionary
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