Translation of society in Spanish:

society

sociedad, n.

Pronunciation /səˈsʌɪɪti//səˈsaɪədi/

noun

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

    • 1.2(fashionable elite)

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

  • 2

    (association, club)
    sociedad feminine
    a literary society una sociedad literaria
    • a charitable society una asociación / sociedad / organización benéfica
    • a chess society un club / círculo de ajedrez
    • The student society's external relations officer said he is looking forward to working with the group.
    • Her memorabilia collection, which she regularly presents to clubs and societies, includes towels, rugs and a flag of the star.
    • Formal tastings are also held by wine clubs and societies for less commercial purposes: education or simple pleasure perhaps.
    • Charitable organisations and welfare societies should take the initiative to eradicate begging.
    • The council are also hopeful that with backing from businesses, coaches from clubs and societies will be able to run training sessions within schools.
    • Participation for the parade is open to the business sector, private individuals, clubs and societies.
    • Thanks to energetic support from the society, the fund-raising activity was a great success.
    • Many met together regularly for Bible teaching, prayer and mutual spiritual help in the newly organised religious societies.
    • Frank Bergin, secretary gave a report on the activities of the society during the past year.
    • He frequently gives talks to art clubs and societies and will be teaching painting in Tuscany this summer.
    • Unlike Hunt and Lockwood, who prefer to make local friends through friends, Wu goes to societies and clubs to meet people.
    • Most clubs and societies exist because people are willing to give up their time to serve on organising committees.
    • There are no fine arts societies, no theatre clubs - only festivals.
    • Wesleyan University's student organizations are a far cry from the glee clubs and debate societies of yore.
    • While working hard at perfecting his art, in London and Italy, Reynolds was equally assiduous in getting into the right clubs and societies.
    • Young people should get a greater say in how clubs and societies are run, and should have the option of more meaningful activities.
    • For example, there are over 40 thriving clubs and societies on the island - hardly leaving time for visitors to take a breath.
    • The week involves, among other things, the chance to join all the clubs and societies that the university has on offer.
    • All societies, clubs, associations and organisations relying on annual subscriptions find renewal times somewhat fraught.
    • One of the society's activities has been to erect plaques honouring the great range of achievers with Yorkshire roots.
  • 3formal

    (company)
    compañía feminine
    to enjoy/seek sb's society disfrutar de/buscar la compañía de algn
    • The mental health charity Turning Point and homeless charities were astonished by her ease with people shunned by society.
    • Women who had children born out of wedlock were shunned in Irish society while men were often be given the benefit of the doubt.
    • Ben is a genetic throwback to Neanderthal man, shunned by family and society for his stupidity and ugliness.
    • He also found time in the society of fellow students to doubt and debate all things, and so became something of a republican and a philosopher as well as a physician.
    • Also a divorced woman was shunned by society and treated as an outcast.
    • He was worried he might accidentally hurt one of his friends, or expose himself to be a freak, to be shunned from society.
    • Obese people often are shunned by society and blamed for having weak characters.