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society

so·ci·e·ty

society

 
 
pronunciation:
s saI ti
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part of speech: noun
inflections: societies
definition 1: the members of a community or group considered together.
It is important for every society to agree on certain laws.
synonyms:
body, public
similar words:
circle, fellowship
definition 2: all people considered together as they interact in groups.
He worked his whole life for the good of society.
definition 3: company; companionship.
His society is pleasant to me.
synonyms:
companionship, company, fellowship
definition 4: a group of persons who get together for a particular purpose or activity.
He is a member of the local art society.
synonyms:
association, club, guild, organization
similar words:
alliance, circle, order, union
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