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society

noun     /səˈsaɪəti/
PEOPLE IN SAME COUNTRY [C, U] B1 a large group of people who live in the same country or area and have the same laws, traditions, etc: Unemployment is a problem for society. The US is a multicultural society.People of specific racial or ethnic background
ORGANIZATION [C] B2 an organization for people who have the same interest or aim: the London Zoological Society →  See also building society Societies, clubs and organizations
(Definition of society from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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