noun, plural so·ci·e·ties.
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Origin of society
synonym study for society
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Half a century later, it is clear that this narrow, stockholder-centered view of corporations has cost society severely.50 years later, Milton Friedman’s shareholder doctrine is dead|jakemeth|September 13, 2020|Fortune
Brazil’s Civil Rights Framework was society’s response to similar attempts by the government to censor the internet.Brazil’s “fake news” bill won’t solve its misinformation problem|Amy Nordrum|September 10, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The goal is to create a society that treats everyone equally, and that gives everyone, including the most vulnerable members of our society, a fighting chance to succeed.Ritchie Torres, set to be first out Afro-Latino in Congress, seeks big changes amid COVID|Chris Johnson|September 9, 2020|Washington Blade
I think the most important thing is to consider what is good for the overall community, and we all want the overall society to recover as soon as possible.Hong Kong’s citywide COVID-19 testing has become a barometer of public trust|eamonbarrett|September 9, 2020|Fortune
We have gotten away from our source and this has caused our societies to be imbalanced.Lafalaise Dion Takes ESSENCE On A Personal Journey|Nandi Howard|September 4, 2020|Essence.com
“The institution of marraige [sic] is under attack in our society and it needs to be strengthened,” Bush wrote.
The sickness in her mind was a reflection of the sickness of her life, a sickness created by her family and her society.Cover-Ups and Concern Trolls: Actually, It's About Ethics in Suicide Journalism|Arthur Chu|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The brother of a girl who made her debut in New Orleans society was shaking his fists in excitement.
Your letter highlights so many of the harsh realities trans people face, specifically in regard to how society rejects us.Dear Leelah, We Will Fight On For You: A Letter to a Dead Trans Teen|Parker Molloy|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Society itself must be changed, right out from under our hopeless cases.
This condition of things probably affects politics and society more than the thoughtless suppose.Lost Leaders|Andrew Lang
These conservatives are not without value, but they can only exist in a fixed state of society.The Puddleford Papers,|H. H. Riley
They are to be admitted to the society of Captain Wharton, who waits only for their testimony to be tried.The Spy|J. Fenimore Cooper
But these conditions, as I have shown, produce a conscience, the representative of society in the consciousness of the individual.Morals and the Evolution of Man|Max Simon Nordau
Caroline and Beatrix had no lack of society, seated in their saddles outside.Abington Abbey|Archibald Marshall
British Dictionary definitions for society
noun plural -ties
- the privileged class of people in a community, esp as considered superior or fashionable
- (as modifier)a society woman
Word Origin for society
Idioms and Phrases with society
see under mutual admiration society.