Definition of social capital in English:

social capital

Line breaks: so¦cial cap|ital

noun

[mass noun]
  • The networks of relationships among people who live and work in a particular society, enabling that society to function effectively.
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    • Also, there has been discussion about a fourth bottom line - the criteria of social capital.
    • Central to the design of the village was the principle of bridging social capital.
    • Exchanging political stories probably yielded intrinsic satisfaction based on the previously developed social capital.

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