social environment

noun Sociology.
the environment developed by humans as contrasted with the natural environment; society as a whole, especially in its relation to the individual.
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Scientists have often wondered if evidence for nepotism is present in such a
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Clearly the social environment, the tremendous stress of poverty and social
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