Meaning of “sociable” in the English Dictionary

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"sociable" in British English

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sociableadjective

uk /ˈsəʊ.ʃə.bəl/ us /ˈsoʊ.ʃə.bəl/ approving

B1 also social Sociable people like to meet and spend time with other people:

Rob's very sociable - he likes parties.
I had a headache and I wasn't feeling very sociable.
Opposite

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  • He made no attempt to be sociable.
  • She's a very sociable child.
  • I'm going to make an effort to be a bit more sociable.
  • I shall be a bit more sociable when my exams are over.
  • The sociable behaviour of lions is considered atypical of the cat family.

(Definition of “sociable” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sociable" in American English

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sociableadjective

us /ˈsoʊ·ʃə·bəl/

liking to be with people; friendly:

The new sales rep is savvy and sociable.

(Definition of “sociable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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