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social engineering

noun

Simple Definition of social engineering

  • : the practice of making laws or using other methods to influence public opinion and solve social problems or improve social conditions

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of social engineering

  1. :  management of human beings in accordance with their place and function in society :  applied social science

social engineer

noun

1899

First Known Use of social engineering

1899

Rhymes with social engineering


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