a person who drinks alcoholic beverages usually in the company of others and is in control of his or her drinking.
- Social dumping
noun 1. the practice of allowing employers to lower wages and reduce employees’ benefits in order to attract and retain employment and investment
noun, Sociology. 1. the study of social processes, especially social change.
noun 1. socioeconomics. socioeconomics [soh-see-oh-ek-uh-nom-iks, -ee-kuh-, soh-shee-] /ˌsoʊ si oʊˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪks, -ˌi kə-, ˌsoʊ ʃi-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the study of the interrelation between economics and social behavior.
- Social education centre
noun 1. a daycentre, run by a local authority, for people with learning disabilities and sometimes also for people who have physical disabilities or are mentally ill