History/Historical. a political party in Germany advocating a form of social organization based on the economic and political ideology of Karl Marx.
any of several European political parties advocating a gradual transition to socialism or a modified form of socialism by and under democratic processes.
a U.S. political party, organized about 1897, that joined former members of the Socialist Labor party to form the Socialist party.
Social Democratic Party
(in Britain 1981–90) a centre political party founded by ex-members of the Labour Party. It formed an alliance with the Liberal Party and continued in a reduced form after many members left to join the Social and Liberal Democratic Party in 1988
one of the two major political parties in Germany (formerly in West Germany), favouring gradual reform
any of the parties in many other countries similar to that of Germany
noun, Sociology. 1. the distinction made between social groups and persons on the basis of biological, physiological, and sociocultural factors, as sex, age, or ethnicity, resulting in the assignment of roles and status within a society.
noun, Sociology. 1. disruption or breakdown of the structure of social relations and values resulting in the loss of social controls over individual and group behavior, the development of social isolation and conflict, and a sense of estrangement or alienation from the mainstream of one’s culture; the condition or state of anomie.
noun, Sociology. 1. the extent to which individuals or groups are removed from or excluded from participating in one another’s lives. noun See personal distance
noun 1. a person who drinks alcoholic beverages usually in the company of others and is in control of his or her drinking.