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social unit


noun

a person or a group of persons, as a family, functioning as a unit in society.

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social statics, social stratification, social structure, social studies, social tagging, social unit, social war, social wasp, social welfare, social work, social worker

Origin of social unit

First recorded in 1870–75
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