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social work

n.
Organized work intended to advance the social conditions of a community, and especially of the disadvantaged, by providing psychological counseling, guidance, and assistance, especially in the form of social services.

social worker n.

social work

n
(Social Welfare) any of various social services designed to alleviate the conditions of the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of children
social worker n

so′cial work`


n.
any organized service or activity designed to improve social conditions in a community, as assistance to poor persons or troubled families.
[1915–20]
so′cial work`er, n.

social work

Work intended to improve the conditions of the disadvantaged in society, including counseling.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.social work - any of various services designed to aid the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of childrensocial work - any of various services designed to aid the poor and aged and to increase the welfare of children
social service, welfare work - an organized activity to improve the condition of disadvantaged people in society
Translations
sociální péče
szociális munka
félagsráîgjöf
sociálna starostlivosť

social work

nassistenza sociale

social

(ˈsəuʃəl) adjective
1. concerning or belonging to the way of life and welfare of people in a community. social problems.
2. concerning the system by which such a community is organized. social class.
3. living in communities. Ants are social insects.
4. concerning the gathering together of people for the purposes of recreation or amusement. a social club; His reasons for calling were purely social.
ˈsocialism noun
the belief or theory that a country's wealth (its land, mines, industries, railways etc) should belong to the people as a whole, not to private owners.
ˈsocialist noun
a person who believes in and/or practises socialism.
adjective
of or concerning socialism. socialist policies/governments.
ˈsocialize, ˈsocialise verb
to mix socially (eg with guests at a party etc).
ˈsocially adverb
in a social way. I've seen him at various conferences, but we've never met socially.
social work work which deals with the care of people in a community, especially of the poor, under-privileged etc ( noun social worker)
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Former Social Director 1, Richard Oyinbo of Association of Mass Communication Students (AMACOS), Ogun State Institute of Technology, Igbesa, has debunked the allegation raised against him by the legislative arm of the department.
Gustavo Bernini, president of INACOOP (National Institute of Cooperativism), Ariel Nicollielo, Director, and Pablo Perdomo, Social Director of the Institute, among other members of the same, with the objective of approaching different experiences of cooperatives in the area.
Tennis and bocce ball courts are outdoor attractions, and an on-site social director plans weekly classes, programs and excursions that meet a variety of interests.
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The book draws on their own writings, journals, and letters to describe their travels, their perceptions of the American Civil War and the Western frontier, and their years at the Lookout Mountain Hotel in Tennessee, where James was artist in residence and Emma worked as social director. In addition, the book describes their pursuits in their later years, when they founded two Presbyterian churches.
"It's no big surprise to see Facebook has opened up GIF polls to users as well as Pages," The Next Web Social Director Matt Navarra said.
"I sometimes think I'm more of a social director than a liquor director."
Comic Jeff Dye, in his early 30s, plays their factotum, chaperone, social director and element of contrast.
Though he probably didn't know the meaning of the word, he was already an accomplished tummler--a genus of entertainer encompassing social director, court jester, and master of ceremonies, best represented at Catskill, N.Y.--area hotels in the middle of the last century.
There he made quite a name for himself as a great cook, friend, social director or go to person for any type of mechanical assistance for anyone in the building.
We even employ a dedicated social director, whose sole focus is on making interesting introductions.

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