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Main Entry: 1so·ci·ety
Pronunciation: sschwa-primarystresssimacr-schwat-emacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -et·ies
1 : companionship with one's fellows : COMPANY
2 : the community life thought of as a system within which the individual lives <rural society>
3 : people for the most part <the benefit of society>
4 : an association of persons for some purpose <the school French society>
5 : a part of a community thought of as a unit set apart by common interests or values; especially : the group or set of fashionable persons
6 : a system or group of living things that depend on each other and usually form a social unit (as a hive of bees)
- so·ci·etal /-schwat-schwal/ adjective

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