sociation

noun so·ci·a·tion \ ˌsōs(h)ēˈāshən \

Definition of sociation

plural -s
1 :a mode or process of social interaction whether associative or dissociative — compare formal sociology
2 a :an ecological association that is usually rather stable and of essentially uniform composition
b :a community that is subject to seasonal variation

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Origin and Etymology of sociation

Late Latin sociation-, sociatio union, association, from Latin sociatus (past participle) + -ion-, -io -ion


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