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socio-

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  1. a combining form used, with the meanings “social,” “sociological,” or “society,” in the formation of compound words: sociometry; socioeconomic.
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Origin of socio-

combining form of Latin socius a fellow, companion, comrade; see -o-
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British Dictionary definitions for socio-

socio-

combining form
  1. denoting social or societysocioeconomic; sociopolitical; sociology
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Word Origin and History for socio-

word-forming element meaning "social, of society; social and," also "having to do with sociology," from combining form of Latin socius "companion, ally, associate, fellow, sharer" (see social (adj.)). Common in compounds since c.1880.

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socio- in Medicine

socio-

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  1. Society:sociocentric.
  2. Social:sociogenic.
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