n (plural -ties)
- 1 1.1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable (community) sociedad (feminine) a danger to society un peligro para la sociedad in literary society en círculos literarios in polite/middle-class society entre la gente educada/de clase mediaMore example sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (fashionable elite) (alta) sociedad (feminine) in New York society en la (alta) sociedad neoyorquina to enter society entrar or ser* presentado en sociedad (before noun/delante del nombre) [party/wedding] de sociedad
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- 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.
- 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.
- 2 countable/numerable (association, club) sociedad (feminine) a literary society una sociedad literaria, un círculo literario a charitable society una asociación or sociedad or organización benéfica a chess society un club or círculo de ajedrezMore example sentences
- 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.
- 3 uncountable/no numerable (company) [formal] compañía (feminine) to enjoy/seek sb's society disfrutar de/buscar* la compañía de algnMore example sentences
- 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.