social order

(noun) “[A]n arrangement of practices and behaviors on which society’s members base their daily lives” (OpenStax College 2012).

Audio Pronunciation: (so·cial or·der)

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: social orders

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References

OpenStax College. 2012. Deviance and Control. Connexions, May 14, 2012. (http://cnx.org/content/m42834/1.2/).