Meaning of “society” - Learner’s Dictionary

society

noun us uk /səˈsaɪəti/
The book discusses the impact of Christian thinking on western society.A fair justice system is an important part of civilized society.People are still very conscious of class in British society.They have forfeited the right to live in society.Our aim is to create a fairer, more inclusive society.
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)