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Definition of "society" in Essential American English Dictionary

society

noun   /səˈsɑɪ·ɪ·t̬i/
B1 [no plural] a large group of people who live in the same country or area and have the same laws, traditions, etc.: Racism is still a problem in modern society.
( plural societies) an organization for people who have the same interest: the London Zoological Society
(Definition of society from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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