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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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Our design compares two treatments, SOCIAL and ASOCIAL, in three waves of sessions.
1) In asocial context, cage adjacent to focal cage were empty however in other two social contexts a conspecifics were present (Verbeek et al., 1996; Dally et al., 2008).
The variables considered for the first objective involved internal, external and asocial indexes regarding behaviour problems, according to the results of the ICAP Inventory, auditory integration according to the results of the MAIS Scale and social and communicative skills of the ICAP Inventory.
An estimated 56,000 people were killed, including political prisoners, people dubbed "asocial" by the Nazis, Soviet prisoners of war, Sinti and Roma, and approximately 11,000 Jews.
"For pediatric cancer patients, the results can be particularly devastating, leading to reduced IQ, asocial behavior and diminished quality of life,"said Charles Limoli, a UCI professor of radiation oncology.
She must make some tough choices, both practical and emotional: whether to sell the family's beloved cottage; whether to return to work at the suffocating office where she was employed before she married; how best to raise the children, particularly her visibly troubled son, Donal, who has grown asocial and developed a stammer since his father's death.
Consider that we rightly complain about misconceptions that computing is asocial, but the characterization of traditional teaching as overtly asocial is rarely acknowledged, making it a potentially unattractive future for our students and societally harmful.
He charges Freudianism with presenting humans in an inherently false, individualistic, asocial, and ahistorial setting.
Meanwhile, a delegation headed by PTI MNA Col (R) Ameerullah Khan Marwat called on District Police Officer Ismail Kharak to discuss the law and order situation with the DPO and appreciated his efforts for regulating the traffic system and launching successful action against anti asocial elements.
It indicated a hidden treat by pointing and either being social, saying the dog's name, or being asocial and simply beeping.
Fast Company blogger David Llorens, COO, One Block off the Grid, writes, "Sure, there's asocial networking aspect to it, but Google Plus is really Google's version of Google.
The variables used to determine children's levels of aggression were gender, age, prosocial behavior, asocial behavior, exclusion, fearful-anxiety, hyperactivity-distractibility, and peer victimization.

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