English noun: social structure
|1.||social structure (group) the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships|
|Samples||The social organization of England and America is very different.|
Sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family.
|Synonyms||social 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 holonym||form of government, political system|