Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “friendly society”

friendly society

noun [C]
 
 
(plural friendly societies)
FINANCE in the UK, an organization to which members pay amounts of money regularly over a long period so that when they are ill or old they will receive money back
(Definition of friendly society from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of friendly society?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “friendly society” in other dictionaries

Translations of “friendly society”

Word of the Day

knack

a skill or an ability to do something easily and well

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More