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stratified society

Definition of Stratified Society

(noun) A society partly organized around formal social stratification, such as caste, class, or estate, that limits access to resources and prestige to some individuals.

Examples of Stratified Society

  • Typically, agrarian and industrialized societies.

Stratified Society Pronunciation

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Syllabification: strat·i·fied so·ci·e·ty

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Phonetic Spelling

  • American English – /strAt-uh-fied suh-sIE-uh-tee/
  • British English – /strAt-i-fied suh-sIE-uh-tee/

International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˈstrætəˌfaɪd səˈsaɪəti/
  • British English – /ˈstrætɪfaɪd səˈsaɪəti/

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Cite the Definition of Stratified Society

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “stratified society.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 27, 2020 (https://sociologydictionary.org/stratified-society/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

stratified society. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/stratified-society/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “stratified society.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 27, 2020. https://sociologydictionary.org/stratified-society/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“stratified society.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 27 Sep. 2020. <https://sociologydictionary.org/stratified-society/>.