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Society has to be prepared to support its elderly people.
The program aims to encourage the reintegration of prisoners into society.
The protesters were drawn from a broad cross section of society.
Good writing still has a place in contemporary society.
The novels reflect the values of Victorian society.
The question is whether we have sufficient resources to sustain an industrial society.
Never forget that we live in a multicultural society.
In today’s affluent society people are becoming increasingly discontented.
She joined the local history society and made some new friends.
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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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