social organization

noun

Definition of social organization

  1. 1 :  the kinship structure of a culture or society especially as constituted in a stabilized network of rules of descent and residence

  2. 2a :  the system of relationships between persons and among groups with regard to the division of activity and the functional arrangement of mutual obligations within society b :  the broad institutional interrelationships in a society

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