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(名词) 
Definition
human beings considered as a group
This reflects attitudes and values prevailing in society.
同义词
the community
,
social order
, ,
the public
,
the population
,
humanity
They face charges of committing crimes against humanity.
,
civilization
He believed Western civilization was in grave economic and cultural danger.
,
humankind
,
mankind
the evolution of mankind
,
the general public
,
the world at large
(名词) 
Definition
a group of people forming a single community with its own distinctive culture and institutions
those responsible for destroying our society
同义词
culture
people of different cultures
,
community
He's well liked by the local community.
,
population
a country with a population of 100 million people
(名词) 
Definition
an organized group of people sharing a common aim or interest
the historical society
同义词
organization
Most of the funds are provided by voluntary organizations.
,
group
Members of an environmental group are staging a protest inside a chemical plant.
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club
He was a member of the local youth club.
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union
the question of which countries should join the currency union
,
league
the League of Nations
,
association
the British Olympic Association
,
institute
a research institute devoted to software programming
,
circle
a small circle of friends
,
corporation
chairperson of a huge multi-national corporation
,
guild
the Writers' Guild of America
,
fellowship
the National Youth Fellowship
,
fraternity (US, Canadian)
He joined a college fraternity.
,
brotherhood or sisterhood
(名词) 
Definition
the rich and fashionable class of society collectively
The couple tried to secure themselves a position in society.
同义词
upper classes
,
gentry
Most of the country estates were built by the landed gentry during the 19th century.
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upper crust (informal)
,
elite
a government comprised mainly of the elite
,
the swells (informal)
,
high society
,
the top drawer
,
polite society
,
the toffs (British, slang)
,
the smart set
,
beau monde
,
the nobs (slang)
,
the country set
,
haut monde (French)
(名词) 
Definition
companionship
(old-fashioned)  I largely withdrew from the society of others.
同义词
companionship
He missed the companionship of friends of his own age.
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company
I would be grateful for your company on the drive back.
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fellowship
a sense of community and fellowship
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friendship
He really values your friendship.
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camaraderie
I missed the camaraderie of army life.

引文

Human life in common is only made possible when a majority comes together which is stronger than any separate individual and which remains united against all separate individuals [Sigmund FreudCivilization and its Discontents]
Man did not enter into society to become worse than he was before, nor to have fewer rights than he had before, but to have those rights better secured [Thomas PaineThe Rights of Man]There is no such thing as society [Margaret Thatcher]He who is unable to live in society, or who has no need because he is sufficient for himself, must be either a beast or a god [AristotlePolitics]

其他同义词

in the sense of association
Definition
a group of people with a common interest
the British Olympic Association
in the sense of camaraderie
Definition
familiarity and trust between friends
I missed the camaraderie of army life.
同义词
togetherness,
good-fellowship,
brotherliness,
companionability
in the sense of circle
Definition
a group of people sharing an interest, activity, or upbringing
a small circle of friends

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