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society definition | Open Education Sociology Dictionary

Definition of Society

(noun) A large group of interacting people in a defined territory, sharing a common culture.

Types of Society

Society Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: so·ci·e·ty

Audio Pronunciation

Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /suh-sIE-uh-tee/
  • British English – /suh-sIE-uh-tee/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /səˈsaɪədi/
  • British English – /səˈsʌɪəti/

Usage Notes

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  • “A social fact is every way of acting, whether fixed or not, which is capable of exercising an external constraint on the individual; or, which is general throughout a given society, whilst having an existence of its own, independent of its individual manifestations” (Durkheim [1895] 2004:50).
  • “Each of us is a social being. We are born into a social environment; we fully develop in to human beings in a social environment; and we live our lives in a social environment. What we think, how we feel, and what we say and do
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Idioms by The Free Dictionary

And with his side now without a win in six games in all competitions and five points adrift of top spot in the National League, Alexander is hoping that Politic will be back sooner rather than later.
For example, in a letter about her upbringing, Rule provides some context for the progressive politics that shaped her life.” I brood a lot about racism these days,” she writes.
The author drives Ichabod into specular associations that increase readers’ awareness of the US body politic as a disabled–mostly fragmented–construct.
Moreno (author); THE BODY POLITIC; Bellvue Literary Press (Nonfiction: Science) $18.95 ISBN: 9781934137383
Congress, and in the American body politic writ large, to expend increasingly precious funds on behalf of nations that are apparently unwilling to devote the necessary resources …
Limba–alaturi de istoria limbii–este, cu siguranta un domeniu privilegiat pentru un domeniu de cercetare atat de interesant precum este limbajul politic
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Definitions of politic – OneLook Dictionary Search

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We found 36 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word politic:

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General dictionariesGeneral (31 matching dictionaries)

  1. politic: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. politic: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. politic: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. politic: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. politic: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. politic: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Politic, politic: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. politic: Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary [home, info]
  9. politic: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. politic: Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. politic: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. politic: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Politic, politic: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. politic (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. politic: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. politic: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Politic: Wikipedia,
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Civil law – definition of civil law by The Free Dictionary

He rendered clear and familiar to himself that vast and tumultuous period of civil law and canon law in conflict and at strife with each other, in the chaos of the Middle Ages,–a period which Bishop Theodore opens in 618, and which Pope Gregory closes in 1227.
“Not when the government suspends civil law. In that day when you speak of rising in your strength, your strength would be turned against yourself.
The hatred of the Portas and the Piombos and their terrible passions were inscribed on this page of the civil law as the annals of a people (contained, it may be, in one word only,–Napoleon, Robespierre) are engraved on a tombstone.
The accident of their father having been married, when he first met with their mother, has made them the outcasts of the whole social community; it has placed them out of the pale of the Civil
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Politics definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary

Examples of ‘politics’ in a sentence

politics


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What
dinner parties
need is more
religion and politics.

Times, Sunday Times (2016)

If the changes
go through he would have
unparalleled control of politics and society.

Times, Sunday Times (2017)

The country at large loathes party politics in the present
emergency.

Times, Sunday Times (2016)

They
capture our
contemporary
sense of
decline as
populist politics and
brutal power
drive us to a new
dark
age.

Times, Sunday Times (2016)

Keep it
simple and
disciplined People
engage with politics
rarely and for short periods of time.

Times, Sunday Times (2016)


Weird things
happened
last
week in British politics.

Times, Sunday Times (2016)

These people should keep their
noses out of American politics.

The Sun (2017)

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definition of politic by The Free Dictionary

Therefore set it down, that an habit of secrecy, is both politic and moral.

But for the third degree, which is simulation, and false profession; that I hold more culpable, and less politic; except it be in great and rare matters.

It seems also improper, that one person should execute several offices, which was approved of at Carthage; for one business is best done by one person; and it is the duty of the legislator to look to this, and not make the same person a musician and a shoemaker: so that where the state is not small it is more politic and more popular to admit many persons to have a share in the government; for, as I just now said, it is not only more usual, but everything is better and sooner done, when one thing only is allotted to one person: and this is evident both
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Government definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary

Examples of ‘government’ in a sentence

government


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So she
researched it on her
phone and
applied for the forms from the government
website.

The Sun (2013)

The government should
employ people like me.

Times, Sunday Times (2013)

The public
came to hold governments responsible for
national
economies.

Low, Nicholas Politics, Planning and the State (1990)


Waiting for him were a
menacing group of government officials and a
policeman.

Times, Sunday Times (2008)

He
said the government was to
blame for the
additional
costs.

Times, Sunday Times (2011)

Some things being
urged on the government because the economy is
apparently not growing are
sensible.

Times, Sunday Times (2012)

It is long
overdue time to
see some action where
past governments
failed.

The Sun (2010)

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Society definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary

Examples of ‘society’ in a sentence

society


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It
also
highlights meticulously the
paradoxes of
modern government and society in general.

The Times Literary Supplement (2011)

There
must be more to high society than
horses and
house
parties.

Times, Sunday Times (2014)

The
biggest
danger to human society
comes from
civil
servants in an environment like this.

Times, Sunday Times (2008)

The
programme is incredibly
successful at
improving the life
chances of the most
vulnerable group in society.

Times, Sunday Times (2007)

The
second
theme is
stronger families and a more
responsible society.

Times, Sunday Times (2007)

And they
cost less to the
health system and society.

Times, Sunday Times (2016)


Publicly
arguing
matters of interest to society.

Times, Sunday Times (2015)

Some people

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What is GOVERNMENT? definition of GOVERNMENT (Black’s Law Dictionary)

1. The regulation, restraint, supervision, or control which is exercised upon the individual members of an organized jural society by those invested with the supreme political authority, for the good and welfare of the body politic; or the act of exercising supreme political power or control.2. The system of polity in a state; that form of fundamental rules and principles by which a nation or state is governed, or by which individual members of a body politic are to regulate their social actions; a constitution, either written or unwritten, by which the rights and duties of citizens and public officers are prescribed and defined, as a monarchical government, a republican government, etc. Webster.3. An empire, kingdom, state or independent political community; as in the phrase,”Compacts between independent governments.”4. The sovereign or supreme power in a state or nation.5. The machinery by which the sovereign power in a state expresses its

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labor and materials




(time and materials) n. what some builders or repair people contract to provide and be paid for, rather than a fixed price or a percentage of the costs. In many states, if the person performing the work is not a licensed contractor, he/she is limited to labor and materials in any lawsuit for contrac…


laches




n. the legal doctrine that a legal right or claim will not be enforced or allowed if a long delay in asserting the right or claim has prejudiced the adverse party (hurt the opponent) as a sort of “legal ambush.” Examples: a) knowing the correct property line, Oliver Owner fails to bring a lawsuit to…


land




n. real property, real estate (and all that grows thereon), and the right to minerals
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