societal

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adjective so·ci·e·tal \sə-ˈsī-ə-təl\

Definition of societal

  1. :  of or relating to society :  social societal forces

societally

play \sə-ˈsī-ə-təl-ē\ adverb

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First Known Use of societal

1890


SOCIETAL Defined for English Language Learners

societal

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adjective

Definition of societal for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to society



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