Definition of prosocial in English:

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prosocial

Pronunciation: /prəʊˈsəʊʃ(ə)l/

adjective

Psychology
Relating to or denoting behaviour which is positive, helpful, and intended to promote social acceptance and friendship.
Example sentences
  • Primary prevention of bullying involves elimination of risk factors and teaching children skills in order to promote more prosocial, interpersonal interactions.
  • Effective group learning, however, promotes prosocial behavior and positive group functioning.
  • In addition, the physical setting can promote social interaction and prosocial behavior.

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