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Noun
/səˈsīətē/,
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societies, plural;
  1. The aggregate of people living together in a more or less ordered community
    • - drugs, crime, and other dangers to society
  2. The community of people living in a particular country or region and having shared customs, laws, and organizations
    • - the high incidence of violence in American society
    • - modern industrial societies
  3. A specified section of such a community
    • - no one in polite society uttered the word
  4. The aggregate of people who are fashionable, wealthy, and influential, regarded as forming a distinct group in a community
    • - a society wedding
  5. A plant or animal community

  6. An organization or club formed for a particular purpose or activity
    • - the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  7. The situation of being in the company of other people
    • - she shunned the society of others

  1. an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and economic organization
  2. club: a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
  3. company: the state of being with someone; "he missed their company"; "he enjoyed the society of his friends"
  4. the fashionable elite
  5. A society or a human society is (1) a group of people related to each other through persistent relations such as social status, roles and social networks. ...
  6. Society were a punk rock band formed in 1980 by Cyfarthfa High School students Ian Gravell and Steve Hammett in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales. The lineup included vocalist Marcus Howells who later formed Foreign Legion (band).
  7. Serial Experiments Lain was created as a multimedia production, including an anime, a video game, a manga, and several artbooks and soundtracks. ...
  8. Society is an American horror film. It was finished in 1989, but not released in the US until 1992. It was Brian Yuzna's directorial debut and was written by Rick Fry and Woody Keith. ...
  9. Society is a scientific journal founded in 1962 dealing with discussions and research findings in the social sciences and public policy. The journal is published by Springer and was previously titled Transaction: Social Science and Modern SOCIETY. The chief editor for 2008 was Jonathan Imber.
  10. Society was an 1865 comedy drama by Thomas William Robertson regarded as a milestone in Victorian drama because of its realism in sets, costume, acting and dialogue. ...
  11. A long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms; A group of people who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest; an association or organization; The sum total of all voluntary interrelations between ...
  12. (Societies) An association or company of person (generally unincorporated) united together by mutual consent, in order to deliberate, determine, and act jointly for some common purpose. ...
  13. (Societies) Cultural groups within the Students’ Union. Societies fall under the administration of Student Activities.
  14. (Societies) Society Islands; an island group within French Polynesia in the South Pacific, originally claimed in 1843. Considered “Paradise on Earth,” they were explored by Captains Cook and Bligh. ...
  15. (societies) The most highly organized type of social organization; consist of individuals that show varying degrees of cooperation and communication with one another; often have a rigid division of labor.
  16. Canadian entomological societies include the Entomological Soc of Canada (the oldest national Canadian scientific society) which since 1868 has published its journal, The Canadian Entomologist; the Acadian Entomological Soc (serving the Atlantic Provinces and northern New England); La Société ...
  17. A large gathering of many communities under generally accepted rules and values
  18. Society is a system, composed of many parts, which we call members, and which are intelligent systems or societies themselves. Since the basic building block of societies is the intelligent system, it has all the properties of an intelligent system. ...
  19. A human community, usually with a relatively fixed territorial location, sharing a common culture and common activities. There is cultural and institutional interdependence between members of the society and they are, to some extent, differentiated from other communities and groups. ...
  20. From the standpoint of communication, every social structure can be seen as an interplay of discourse and dialogue. Because society, viewed in this light, is a web whose function is to produce and pass on information so that it can be stored in memories.
  21. (Gesellschaft) is the continuing rational relationship.
  22. (from NDE) The reason for the existential rejection of society lies in the failure of existential philosophy to provide for a clearly non-repressive social organization, one which allows the individual freedom to develop.
  23. a group of interacting people who share a geographical region, a sense of common identity, and a common culture.
  24. means the Law Society of British Columbia continued under section 2(1) of the Act;
  25. A system of peaceful and purposeful collaboration in the division of labor and the interchange of goods and services for mutual advantage. A joint action of cooperation in which each participant sees the satisfaction of other participants as a means for the attainment of his own satisfaction. ...