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social

1. relating to or engaged in social services
2. (esp of certain species of insects) living together in organized colonies
3. (of plant species) growing in clumps, usually over a wide area

social

  1. (of certain species of insects and some animal species, including humankind) living together in organized colonies or groups.
  2. pertaining to human society and/or to human interaction in organizations, groups.

social

Pertaining to a group, community or the public. A hot buzzword applied to many products, social implies being able to easily find and share comments and content with others who are related to you in some manner (friends, colleagues, community, etc.). See social network and social networking site.
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Even more pacific than the British Empire were France and its allies, the Latin powers, heavily armed states indeed, but reluctant warriors, and in many ways socially and politically leading western civilisation.
A much more exemplary character with an infusion of sour dignity would not have furthered their comprehension of the Thirty-nine Articles, and would have been less socially uniting.
The fact is I am too socially disposed to be able to live contentedly without a friend; and as the only friends I have, or am likely to have, are at home, if it--or rather, if they were gone--I will not say I could not live--but I would rather not live in such a desolate world.
Virginia met socially several of the men with whom her father was engaged but it was only at the last moment that one of them let drop a hint of the purpose of the month's activity.
To him it was the proper way for a man to express himself socially.
They went to the same university that she did, were in her class socially, could know her, could see her every day if they wanted to.
As it was, the serene and hippic gloom of the handsome horse-breeder daunted the daughters of Eve, and they failed to make up their minds about the exact value of him, socially considered.
In their eyes, crime belongs to the assizes or the police-courts; but the socially refined evils escape their ken; the adroitness that triumphs under shield of the Code is above them or beneath them; they have neither eye-glass nor telescope; they want good stout horrors easily visible.
All drinkers begin socially, and this drinking is accompanied by a thousand social connotations such as I have described out of my own experience in the first part of this narrative.
Apart from her studies Anne expanded socially, for Marilla, mindful of the Spencervale doctor's dictum, no longer vetoed occasional outings.
They live in the poorer districts of the cities, in little white colonies, and a black who marries a white is socially ostracized.
Personally speaking, and socially speaking, these were the only points of resemblance between them.

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