Translation of society in Spanish:


sociedad, n.

Pronunciation: /səˈsʌɪɪti//səˈsaɪədi/


  • 1

    • 1.1(community)

      sociedad feminine
      a danger to society un peligro para la sociedad
      • in literary society en círculos literarios
      • in polite/middle-class society entre la gente educada/de clase media
      • In modern society the ability to communicate, organise and protest is enshrined through laws and constitutions.
      • There is no way that in our modern, civilised society that we can allow this barbaric, medieval practice to continue.
      • However, the assumption that civil and political rights should have priority is widely shared in our society.
      • They represented all sections of Peruvian society, and all parts of the media.
      • What does secularism mean in a modern democratic multicultural society?
      • The issue here is related more to the social norms and customs of our society.
      • The affluent in Malay society hold weddings in hotels or large community halls.
      • This is a valuable addition to the abundant literature about nature and society in the Amazon region.
      • He was calling on all sections of Irish society to make a special effort to buy Irish this Christmas.
      • Archer is thankful that his future wife knows and follows the manners and customs of New York society.
      • Using farm animals for entertainment is unacceptable in a modern, civilised society.
      • Several studies have shown that there is a marked reluctance to use free facilities even among the poorest sections in Indian society.
      • This is one of Morrison's constant themes, the importance of class as well as race and gender in American society.
      • It is described as a romance, set across the social divide in the world of Victorian industrial society.
      • Ghana plays an extremely important role in sections of Maltese society.
      • In traditional Aboriginal society, goods were shared, but in a highly structured and ritualistic way.
      • One third of the wealthiest families in Toronto society are experiencing very healthy growth in their incomes.
      • The arrival of mass consumerism has clearly contributed to more distinct contours of European society in several ways.
      • The news of their relationship had created quite a stir among fashionable Roman society and had led to the end of Nancy's marriage.
      • With the turn of the century Quebec began the transition to an urban, industrial society.

    • 1.2(fashionable elite)

      (alta) sociedad feminine
      (party/wedding) (before noun) de sociedad
      in New York society en la (alta) sociedad neoyorquina
      • to enter society entrar / ser presentado en sociedad
      • Top hats were a dying fashion, continued the columnist, and were generally only seen at society weddings or Ascot.
      • Gradually courtesans became passé and geisha rose in status to become glittering and fashionable society women.
      • Small wonder that this is the place in Madrid for afternoon tea and society weddings.
      • John photographed many society weddings and advertised by putting his work in a glass showcase outside the studio.
      • At the London, Merrick became a celebrity, an object of curiosity, visited by fashionable society women and royalty.
      • So now many of the society matrons in Britain were American born.
      • Fellow high society matron Brooke Astor and actress Isabella Rossellini are also dachshund lovers.
      • Shunned by her former society friends, she became a recluse and rarely ever ventured outside.

  • 2

    (association, club)
    sociedad feminine
    a literary society un círculo literario
    • a charitable society una asociación / sociedad / organización benéfica
    • a chess society un club / círculo de ajedrez
  • 3formal

    compañía feminine
    to enjoy/seek sb's society disfrutar de/buscar la compañía de algn