social organization


social organization
noun
the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships (Freq. 2)
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the social organization of England and America is very different

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sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family

Hypernyms: ↑system, ↑scheme
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑society
Member Meronyms: ↑political system, ↑form of government

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noun
1. : the kinship structure of a culture or society especially as constituted in a stabilized network of rules of descent and residence
2.
a. : the system of relationships between persons and among groups with regard to the division of activity and the functional arrangement of mutual obligations within society
b. : the broad institutional interrelationships in a society

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Sociol.
the structure of social relations within a group, usually the relations between its subgroups and institutions.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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