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Society

A group of persons who, by accident or design, are related to each other in some way and therefore have to deal with each other. Examples of societies include everyone who attends the same church, lives in the same country, or belongs to the same club. According to most political and economic theories, persons in a society have the responsibility to care for other members of that society, though exactly how to do so remains a matter of contention. While some theories emphasize the role of society, more individualistic theories tend to minimize its role.
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I can't wait to do High Society, because it means a lot to me.
Fact and fiction blend seamlessly with wit and humour, making this impressive chick lit a mildly satiric depiction of the upper crust of British high society.
KC/DC Amy had gotten all the boys on a high society guest list for a catwalk show after-party, the gnarliest waste mission ever.
Educated in France, his skill in fencing and amazing talent as a violin virtuoso earned him a distinguished place in French high society and the court of Versailles; yet he was not content to simply bask in court life, choosing to support the abolitionist movement, take part in the Haitian slave revolt, and join the French Revolution in the hope of ending slavery.
Built in 1940, this was once the home of "Canfield's Gambling House," a popular entertainment spot for New York's High Society.
As children, they shared common bonds: a privileged life with membership in high society as well as a strong family unit run by a matriarch who commanded that its name remain untarnished, no matter its guarded secrets.
European history professor Deborah Hertz presents Jewish High Society In Old Regime Berlin, a definitive examination of upper-class Jews in Berlin during the latter half of the 1700's and the first half of the 1800's.
Georgian high society provides suspects, including several teens and children.
LONDON A Mark Goucher and Adam Kenwright presentation for High Society 2004 and Wimpole Theater in association with Ashley Herman and Sean Sweeney, Michael Fuchs and Lee Menzies, with the New Shakespeare Company by arrangement with Churchill Theater, Bromley of an Open Air Theater, Regent's Park, production of a musical in two acts with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Arthur Kopit, additional lyrics by Susan Birkenhead.
French Salons: High Society and Political Sociability From the Old Regime to the Revolution of 1848.