noun (plural societies)
- The onus is on government, institutions and society to work together for a just and equitable social order.
- An economy isn't just about money but about people and how they relate to each other and the sort of society that they build together.
- Without a fully realised concept of personal responsibility, society cannot be ordered in a fair way.
- This is one of Morrison's constant themes, the importance of class as well as race and gender in American society.
- Archer is thankful that his future wife knows and follows the manners and customs of New York society.
- In traditional Aboriginal society, goods were shared, but in a highly structured and ritualistic way.
- After all they are reflecting the ambitions of the more powerful sections of local society.
- It is clear that this policy prejudices the poorest sections of rural society and will lead to greater inequality.
- In the parlors of polite society, social tolerance sits side by side with multiculturalism.
- Gradually courtesans became passé and geisha rose in status to become glittering and fashionable society women.
- At the London, Merrick became a celebrity, an object of curiosity, visited by fashionable society women and royalty.
- John photographed many society weddings and advertised by putting his work in a glass showcase outside the studio.
- Animal societies are characterized by cooperation as well as conflict.
- Kin recognition serves as the foundation of advanced social systems in a wide variety of other animal societies.
- Such top-down control over reproduction is a common feature of cooperative animal societies.
- Young people should get a greater say in how clubs and societies are run, and should have the option of more meaningful activities.
- The student society's external relations officer said he is looking forward to working with the group.
- Many met together regularly for Bible teaching, prayer and mutual spiritual help in the newly organised religious societies.
- Women who had children born out of wedlock were shunned in Irish society while men were often be given the benefit of the doubt.
- The mental health charity Turning Point and homeless charities were astonished by her ease with people shunned by society.
- Ben is a genetic throwback to Neanderthal man, shunned by family and society for his stupidity and ugliness.
Mid 16th century (in the sense 'companionship, friendly association with others'): from French société, from Latin societas, from socius 'companion'.
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