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socially

[ soh-shuh-lee ]
/ ˈsoʊ ʃə li /
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adverb

in the friendly company of others; in a genial or gregarious manner: We met through mutual friends who gather socially several times a month.
in a manner that relates to human society and its configuration as a community: Her art strives to be both beautifully evocative and socially responsible.
in a manner that relates to the division of human society into classes according to status: Socially and economically, these children are repressed by disadvantages we cannot imagine.
with attention or regard to rules about behavior: In my day, carousing on a Sunday was socially unacceptable.

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Origin of socially

First recorded in 1610–30; social + -ly
non·so·cial·ly, adverbun·so·cial·ly, adverb
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