Afghan society is an ancient patriarchy; legal due process for women is nonexistent.
The market has never managed to replace the society around it.
In a society barely able to comprehend what it has already seen, once again, imagined hope gave way to certain loss.
In one society, the law would be used to enforce monogamy, while in another it might be used to enforce polygamy.
People often note, sometimes with disdain, that celebrities bring their fame to bear on issues of importance to society.
Such an idea is as fatal to society as we know it as a virus plague.
He was acquainted with the women of society, and with the women who only wished to be in society.
His house is a common meeting-place for members of the society.
He needs no nation, or government, or society, or companions before him or behind him.
Hal lifted his hat gravely as the society woman hastened on.
1530s, "companionship, friendly association with others," from Old French societe "company" (12c., Modern French société), from Latin societatem (nominative societas) "fellowship, association, alliance, union, community," from socius "companion" (see social (adj.)).
Meaning "group, club" is from 1540s, originally of associations of persons for some specific purpose. Meaning "people bound by neighborhood and intercourse aware of living together in an ordered community" is from 1630s. Sense of "the more cultivated part of any community" first recorded 1823, hence "fashionable people and their doings." The Society Islands were named 1769 by Cook on his third Pacific voyage in honor of the Royal Society, which financed his travels across the world to observe the transit of Venus.