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superorganic

[soo-per-awr-gan-ik] /ˌsu pər ɔrˈgæn ɪk/
adjective, Sociology, Anthropology
1.
of or pertaining to the structure of cultural elements within society conceived as independent of and superior to the individual members of society.
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superorganicism, noun
superorganicist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for superorganic

superorganic

/ˌsuːpərɔːˈɡænɪk/
adjective
1.
(sociol) (no longer widely used) relating to those aspects of a culture that are conceived as being superior to the individual members of the society
Derived Forms
superorganicism, noun
superorganicist, noun
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