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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

You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.
Mahatma Gandhi

The most unpardonable sin in society is independence of thought.
Emma Goldman

Our society is run by insane people for insane objectives. I think we're being run by maniacs for maniacal ends and I think I'm liable to be put away as insane for expressing that. That's what's insane about it.
John Lennon

Society exists only as a mental concept; in the real world there are only individuals.
Oscar Wilde

We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society.
Hillary Clinton
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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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