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English noun: social structure

1. social structure (group) the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships

SamplesThe social organization of England and America is very different.
Sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family.

Synonymssocial organisation, social organization, social system, structure

Broader (hypernym)scheme, system

Narrower (hyponym)class structure, feudal system, feudalism, matriarchate, matriarchy, meritocracy, patriarchate, patriarchy, pluralism, segregation, separatism

Member holonymform of government, political system

Member meronymsociety

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