gesellschaft


ge·sell·schaft

noun \gə-ˈzel-ˌshäft\

Definition of GESELLSCHAFT

:  a rationally developed mechanistic type of social relationship characterized by impersonally contracted associations between persons; also :  a community or society characterized by this relationship — compare gemeinschaft

Origin of GESELLSCHAFT

German, companionship, society
First Known Use: 1928

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