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adverb socially pronunciation in British English /ˈsəʊʃ(ə)li/
  1. 1
    in situations and activities that involve being with other people, especially for enjoyment

    We often meet each other socially after work.

    socially adept (=good at being with other people):

    Like many teenagers, she's not very socially adept.

  2. 2
    relating to someone's social class
    socially disadvantaged/deprived (=poor and with little education):

    people from socially disadvantaged backgrounds

  3. 4
    relating to rules about polite behaviour
    socially acceptable:

    Such behaviour is not socially acceptable.


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