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social construct

[ soh-shuhl kon-struhkt ]
/ ˈsoʊ ʃəl ˈkɒn strʌkt /
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noun
a complex concept or practice shared by a society or group, not arising from any natural or innate source but built on the assumptions upheld, usually tacitly, by its members: The Green Party supports the EU in viewing disability as a social construct and recognizes the well-established link between poverty and disability.
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Origin of social construct

First recorded in 1900–05
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