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social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another absorption , assimilation
policy of taking direct and militant action to achieve a political or social goal activism
social skill address , savoir-faire
vaguely specified social event affair , function , occasion , social function , social occasion
social or business relationship affiliation , association , tie , tie-up
movement in the 18th century that advocated the use of reason in the reappraisal of accepted ideas and social institutions Age of Reason , Enlightenment
Russian writer of plays and novels and short stories; noted for his depiction of social outcasts Aleksey Maksimovich Peshkov , Aleksey Maximovich Peshkov , Gorki , Gorky , Maksim Gorky , Maxim Gorki
social estrangement alienation
official in a British hospital who looks after the social and material needs of the patients almoner , medical social worker
(psychoanalysis) the second sexual and social stage of a child's development during which bowel control is learned anal phase , anal stage
political and social system that no longer governs (especially the system that existed in France before the French Revolution) ancien regime
breakdown of social order anomie
personal state of isolation and anxiety resulting from a lack of social control and regulation anomie , anomy
fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role anonym , nom de guerre , pseudonym
social insect ant , bee , wasp
social insect living in organized colonies; characteristically the males and fertile queen have wings during breeding season; wingless sterile females are the workers ant , emmet , pismire
social scientist who specializes in anthropology anthropologist
social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings anthropology
doctrine of opposition to the social and political establishment antiestablishmentarianism , antiestablishmentism
someone who does not believe in the social or economic or political equality of men and women antifeminist
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