1. social intercourse communication between individuals
  2. social contract an agreement that results in the organization of society
  3. social anthropology the branch of anthropology that deals with human culture and society
  4. silent movie a movie without a soundtrack
  5. social structure the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships
  6. social control control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
  7. socialist economy an economic system based on state ownership of capital
  8. social anthropologist an anthropologist who studies such cultural phenomena as kinship systems
  9. social reformer a disputant who advocates reform
  10. social worker someone employed to provide social services
  11. social work any of various services designed to aid the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of children
  12. social insurance government provision for unemployed, injured, or aged people
  13. neural network computer architecture in which processors are connected in a manner suggestive of connections between neurons; can learn by trial and error
  14. special contract a contract that is signed and has the (wax) seal of the signer attached
  15. splinter group a faction or sect that has broken away from its parent organization
  16. social democracy the belief in a gradual transition from capitalism to socialism by democratic means
  17. social gathering a gathering for the purpose of promoting fellowship
  18. social function a vaguely specified social event
  19. Social Security number the number of a particular individual's Social Security account
  20. social system the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships

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