Meaning of “society” - Learner’s Dictionary

society

noun uk us /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.
ORGANIZATION [ C ]

B2 an organization for people who have the same interest or aim:

the London Zoological Society
→ See also building society

(Definition of “society” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)