Translation of "society" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /səˈsaɪ.ə.ti/ us /səˈsaɪ.ə.t̬i/

society noun (PEOPLE)

B1 [ C or U ] a large group of people who live together in an organized way, making decisions about how to do things and sharing the work that needs to be done. All the people in a country, or in several similar countries, can be referred to as a society

a classless/multicultural/capitalist/civilized society 無階級/多元文化/資本主義/文明的社會
These changes strike at the heart of British/American/modern society. 這些變化衝擊了英國/美國/現代社會的核心。
There's a danger that we will end up blaming innocent children for society's problems. 我們最後有可能會把社會問題怪罪到無辜的孩子頭上。
We must also consider the needs of the younger/older members of society. 我們必須考慮到社會上年輕人/老年人的需求。

[ U ] also high society the part of society that consists of people who are rich, powerful, and fashionable

a society hostess/ball/function 上流社會的女主人/舞會/宴會

[ U ] formal the state of being together with other people

She prefers her own society (= likes to be alone). 她喜歡獨處。

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society noun (ORGANIZATION)

B2 [ C ] an organization to which people who share similar interests can belong

the school debating society 業餘戲劇協會
the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds 皇家鳥類保護協會

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(Translation of “society” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)