sociation

noun
so·​ci·​a·​tion | \ ˌsōs(h)ēˈāshən\
plural -s

Definition of sociation

1 : a mode or process of social interaction whether associative or dissociative — compare formal sociology
2a : 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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History and Etymology for sociation

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

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