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social structure

structure (def 9).
Origin of social structure
First recorded in 1825-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But what about your form of government, your social structure, that sort of thing?

    Space Viking Henry Beam Piper
  • Great changes are coming in the social structure of the world.

    Face to Face with Kaiserism

    James W. Gerard
  • Weakness in social structure and functioning is conspicuous.

    Society Henry Kalloch Rowe
  • This is as true of any part of the social structure as it is of mechanical devices.

    The Next Step

    Scott Nearing
  • The President and his family are recognized as the head and front of the social structure.

    Social Life

    Maud C. Cooke
  • The social structure, the family, are unharmed, if one is brave and wise.

    Amabel Channice Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • The colony had developed a strength, a social structure, and an individuality all its own.

    The Canadian Dominion Oscar D. Skelton
  • The war had shaken the social structure to its very foundations.

    The Iron Ration

    George Abel Schreiner

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