♦ society

♦ society /səˈsaɪətɪ/
n.
1 [u] società; comunità sociale; collettività; consorzio civile: a danger to society, un pericolo per la società
2 società; comunità: the consumer society, la società dei consumi; industrial societies, le società industriali; the affluent society, la società del benessere
3 associazione (anche leg.); istituzione; compagnia: a charitable society, un'associazione di beneficenza; a learned society, un'associazione culturale; (relig.) the Society of Jesus, la Compagnia di Gesù; i Gesuiti; (relig.) the Society of Friends, la Società degli Amici (nome ufficiale dei Quaccheri)
4 [u] (form.) compagnia: He avoids society, fugge la compagnia (dei suoi simili)
5 (= high society) (l') alta società; (il) bel mondo: At eighteen she was introduced into society, a diciott'anni fece il suo ingresso in società
6 (ecol.) società
society column, rubrica di cronaca mondana □ society gossip, pettegolezzi del bel mondo □ (geogr.) Society Islands, Isole della Società □ a society man [woman], un uomo [una donna] di mondo □ society verse, versi di circostanza; poesia giocosa, leggera □ in polite society, nella buona società; fra la gente bene.
NOTA D'USO: -society o company?-

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