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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
723 words

Used to describe both the general phenomenon of social life and the specific units into which social life is organized. ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

A group of people connected to one another by shared customs, institutions, culture, and, to a lesser extent, territory. ...

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
178 words

A set of individuals and/or institutions in relations governed by practical interdependence, convention, and perhaps law—which relations may vary from ...

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John Borwick

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
414 words
Of the several definitions of the word ‘society’, the most appropriate in a musical context is ‘A number of persons united for the promotion of a common purpose by means of meetings, ... More

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