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noun, Sociology.
a broad group in society having common economic, cultural, or political status.


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  • Social cleansing

    noun the process of removing an undesirable social group from an area Word Origin similar to ethnic cleansing

  • Social-climber

    noun 1. a person who attempts to gain admission into a group with a higher social standing. social climber noun 1. a person who seeks advancement to a higher social class, esp by obsequious behaviour Sometimes shortened to climber

  • Social commentary

    noun a spoken or written act of rebellion toward an individual or group; commentary on social issues or society Examples Two examples of strong social commentary are the writings of Jonathan Swift and Martin Luther. Word Origin by 1847

  • Social conscience

    noun an attitude of sensitivity toward and sense of responsibility regarding injustice and problems in society

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