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Definition of Society

Society

  1. The relationship of men to one another when associated in any way; companionship; fellowship; company.
  2. Connection; participation; partnership.
  3. A number of persons associated for any temporary or permanent object; an association for mutual or joint usefulness, pleasure, or profit; a social union; a partnership; as, a missionary society.
  4. The persons, collectively considered, who live in any region or at any period; any community of individuals who are united together by a common bond of nearness or intercourse; those who recognize each other as associates, friends, and acquaintances.
  5. Specifically, the more cultivated portion of any community in its social relations and influences; those who mutually give receive formal entertainments.

Society Quotations

We must reject the idea that every time a law's broken, society is guilty rather than the lawbreaker. It is time to restore the American precept that each individual is accountable for his actions.
Ronald Reagan

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.
Nelson Mandela

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual.
Albert Einstein

If a free society cannot help the many who are poor, it cannot save the few who are rich.
John F. Kennedy

One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Society Translations

society in Afrikaans is klub, samelewing, vereniging
society in Danish is selskab
society in Finnish is seura, kerho
society in Italian is comitiva
society in Latin is congregatio
society in Norwegian is forening
society in Portuguese is sociedade
society in Spanish is sociedad

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