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Etymology

From Middle French social < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] socialis (of or belonging to a companion or companionship or association, social) < socius (a companion, fellow, partner, associate, ally) < sequi (to follow)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
social

Plural
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  1. A festive gathering to foster introductions.
  2. (Canada, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A dance held to raise money for a couple to be married.
  3. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) Short for social security benefit, the UK government department responsible for administering such welfare benefit, or its employees.
    • Fred hated going down to the social to sign on.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Short for social security number.
    • What's your social?

Translations

Adjective

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Positive
social

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Being extroverted or outgoing.
  2. Of or related to society.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] socialis.

Adjective

social m. (f. sociale, m. plural socials, f. plural sociales)

  1. social

Spanish

Adjective

social m. and f. (plural sociales)

  1. social

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