Someone who is anti-social is unwilling to meet and be friendly with other people.
a fund-raising event at which donated box meals are auctioned
any of several bees, as the honeybees or bumblebees, that live together in communities
A social club is a club where members go in order to meet each other and enjoy leisure activities.
anything detrimental to a society or its citizens, as alcoholism, organized crime, etc
(in Britain) a social security fund from which loans or payments may be made to people in cases of extreme need
Your social life involves spending time with your friends, for example at parties or in pubs or bars.
Norms are ways of behaving that are considered normal in a particular society.
a person or a group of persons, as a family, functioning as a unit in society
any of several wasps, as the hornets or yellowjackets, that live together in a community
Social work is work which involves giving help and advice to people with serious family problems or financial problems.
individual or group behavior that involves interaction with other individuals or groups, esp. organized action toward social reform
If there is a change in something, it becomes different.
a group of people who are socially connected
a broad group in society having common economic, cultural, or political status
a column in a newspaper or magazine that details the activities of members of fashionable society
(esp in Canada ) a right-wing populist political party, movement, or doctrine based on the socioeconomic theories of Major C. H. Douglas ; the federal party in Canada was dissolved in 1993
Social gaming is the activity of playing online games with other members of the same online group.
a movement among some U.S. Protestants beginning around 1870, seeking to eliminate poverty, ignorance, etc. by reforming society according to Christian principles
An issue is an important subject that people are arguing about or discussing .
an economic system in which industry and commerce are run by private enterprise within limits set by the government to ensure equality of opportunity and social and environmental responsibility
Social media refers to websites and computer programs that make communication possible with the use of computers or mobile phones . Social media can take the singular or plural form of the verb .
a person who does not conform to others' views of what is normal or acceptable in society
The social order in a place is the way that society is organized there.
a type of anxiety disorder characterized by shyness and heightened self-consciousness in particular social situations
You can refer to an area of activity as a particular type of scene .
the skills that are necessary in order to communicate and interact with others
A social worker is a person whose job is to do social work.
An activity is something that you spend time doing.
the social welfare provision made available to those in need
the network of social connections that exist between people, and their shared values and norms of behaviour, which enable and encourage mutually advantageous social cooperation
The social chapter is an agreement between countries in the European Union concerning workers' rights and working conditions.
a declaration of the rights, minimum wages, maximum hours, etc, of workers in the European Union, later adopted in the Social Chapter
You describe someone as a social climber when they try to get accepted into a higher social class by becoming friendly with people who belong to that class.
You describe someone's behaviour as social climbing when they try to get accepted into a higher social class by becoming friendly with people who belong to that class.
The context of an idea or event is the general situation that relates to it, and which helps it to be understood .
(in the theories of Locke, Hobbes, Rousseau, and others) an agreement, entered into by individuals, that results in the formation of the state or of organized society, the prime motive being the desire for protection, which entails the surrender of some or all personal liberties
the enforcement of conformity by society upon its members, either by law or by social pressure
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any socialist who believes in the gradual transformation of capitalism into democratic socialism
a sexually transmitted disease
the extent to which individuals or groups are removed from or excluded from participating in one another's lives
a person who drinks alcohol occasionally and usually only in social situations
the practice of drinking alcohol occasionally and usually only in social situations
the practice of allowing employers to lower wages and reduce employees' benefits in order to attract and retain employment and investment
a social gathering for the purpose of promoting companionship, communal activities, etc
a view of historical events seen in terms of social trends
Social housing is housing which is provided for rent or sale at a fairly low cost by housing associations and local councils .
the principle that all members of society have equal rights and opportunities
a person's ability to move to a different social class, usually from a lower to a higher social class