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social organization

noun, Sociology
the structure of social relations within a group, usually the relations between its subgroups and institutions. Unabridged
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  • The myth that private is somehow a more efficient social organization than public is amusing.
  • Maintaining friendly relations, sharing resources, and cooperating led to new patterns of social organization.
  • To adapt to such a cold environment would have required fairly robust technology and social organization.
  • It may be that our social organization is the thing that needs a cure.
  • The order is a benevolent and social organization, composed of colored members.
  • The professional and social organization had been ensconced in deluxe locations until high rent and the recession interfered.
  • Today, five types of social organization have been observed among coyotes.
  • More specifically, what has been found to work is the idea of fraternity and equality as a basis for social organization.
  • There are people who prefer to spend time alone, but the main unit of social organization is the guild.
  • Communism is a system of economic and social organization-nothing more, nothing less.
British Dictionary definitions for social organization

social organization

(sociol) the formation of a stable structure of relations inside a group, which provides a basis for order and patterns relationships for new members
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