social-structure

social structure

noun
structure ( def 9 ).

Origin:
1825–35

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social structure

noun
the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships; "the social organization of England and America is very different"; "sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family" [syn: social organization
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