Translation of social in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (relating to human society) [change/reform/unrest] social the social contract [Philos] el contrato social (in UK) [Politics/Política] ≈ el acuerdo económico y social 1.2 (relating to rank, status) [class/status] social among social equals entre gente de su misma clase (social) a social climber un arribista, un trepador social elite élite (feminine) or elite (feminine) socialExample sentences
- There is no distinction of class, wealth or social status made during the exercise, and all are treated as equal.
- The rank and social standing of the subjects of portraiture are also expressed by conventions, which shift with time.
- For centuries, spouse selection was subject to family status and social standing.
- 2 2.1 (relating to social activity) [gathering/function] social the social event of the year el acontecimiento social del año social engagements compromisos (masculine plural) sociales social evening velada (feminine) social social gathering reunión (feminine) social he has no social graces no sabe alternar en sociedad an appalling social blunder una gaffe horrorosa I'm only a social drinker solo bebo cuando estoy con gente social column (British English/inglés británico) [Journalism/Periodismo] columna (feminine) de ecos de sociedad, columna (feminine) de sociales 2.2 (sociable) [person] sociable I'm not feeling very social this evening esta noche no estoy muy sociableExample sentences
- Children become social companions rather than problems, although your wallet needs to be guarded - more than ever.
- As the primary unit of man's social living, the modern family has to grapple with several problems.
- One is destined to become a vibrant community with a rich social mix and a youthful population.
- We should follow his example to meet our needs and social obligations.
- Yesterday dozens of people attended a street party in Avebury Road, specially designed to break down social barriers.
- He was also the founder of a number of educational and social organizations.
- She is as sharp as a tack, but excellent company in a social setting.
- Beverley, a cosmetics factory worker, met Whelby in 1984 at a social club in Skelmersdale.
- He can be captivating company and, in social circles, very likeable.
- 3 (living in groups) social man is a social animal el hombre es un animal socialExample sentences
- Common wasps are social insects and live in nests of up to around 10,000 workers.
- Various models have been presented to account for division of labor in social insects.
- One of the baffling things about social insects such as ants is how their co-operative behaviour has evolved.
- This should not surprise us - it is, in some degree, a characteristic of most social mammals.
- You know in that sense obviously we have evolved from social primates.
- Chimps are social animals and live in groups of up to 80 where food is plentiful.
- [colloquial/familiar] reunión (feminine) (social)
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.