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/ ˈfoʊkˌweɪz /
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plural noun Sociology.
the ways of living, thinking, and acting in a human group, built up without conscious design but serving as compelling guides of conduct.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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British Dictionary definitions for folkways
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sociol traditional and customary ways of living
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