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socially

adverb uk   /ˈsəʊ.ʃəl.i/ us    /ˈsoʊ-/

socially adverb (GOING OUT)

in or relating to a social situation: I chat to him at work now and then but I've never seen him socially. Socially, she's a disaster - she's always offending someone or picking a fight. Socially they're a great company to work for - I've never been to so many parties in my life.

socially adverb (SOCIETY)

by or relating to society: Drinking and driving is no longer socially acceptable. Private education is often regarded as socially divisive.
Translations of “socially”
in Chinese (Traditional) 出外, 社交方面的, 與社交場合有關的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 出外, 社交方面的, 与社交场合有关的…
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