Definition of “social contract” - English Dictionary


(Definition of “social contract” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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social contractnoun [ C/U ]

/ˈsoʊ·ʃəl ˈkɑn·trækt/

social studies agreement among the members of a society or between a society and its rulers about the rights and duties of each

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