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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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