social unit

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Noun1.social unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social groupsocial unit - an organization regarded as part of a larger social group; "the coach said the offensive unit did a good job"; "after the battle the soldier had trouble rejoining his unit"
organization, organisation - a group of people who work together
klavern - a local unit of the Ku Klux Klan
administrative body, administrative unit - a unit with administrative responsibilities
company - a unit of firefighters including their equipment; "a hook-and-ladder company"
family, household, menage, home, house - a social unit living together; "he moved his family to Virginia"; "It was a good Christian household"; "I waited until the whole house was asleep"; "the teacher asked how many people made up his home"
general delivery, poste restante - the part of a post office that handles mail for persons who call for it
instrumentality - a subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose; "are the judicial instrumentalities of local governments adequate?"; "he studied the French instrumentalities for law enforcement"
ICU, intensive care unit - a hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care
member - an organization that is a member of another organization (especially a state that belongs to a group of nations); "the library was a member of the interlibrary loan association"; "Canada is a member of the United Nations"
military force, military group, military unit, force - a unit that is part of some military service; "he sent Caesar a force of six thousand men"
task force - a semipermanent unit created to carry out a continuing task
team, squad - a cooperative unit (especially in sports)
den - a unit of 8 to 10 cub scouts
work party, crew, gang - an organized group of workmen
combination - a group of people (often temporary) having a common purpose; "they were a winning combination"
crew - the men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
scout group, scout troop, troop - a unit of Girl or Boy Scouts
outfit - any cohesive unit such as a military company
fifth column, Trojan horse - a subversive group that supports the enemy and engages in espionage or sabotage; an enemy in your midst
political entity, political unit - a unit with political responsibilities
side - one of two or more contesting groups; "the Confederate side was prepared to attack"
working group, working party - a group of people working together temporarily until some goal is achieved; "the working group was supposed to report back in two weeks"
References in classic literature ?
But suppose a kind of social tabula rasa, every social unit perfectly equal, an increase of population everywhere in the same ratio, and give the same amount of land to each family; it would not be long before you would again have all the existing inequalities of fortune; it is glaringly evident, therefore, that there are such things as superiority of fortune, of thinking capacity, and of power, and we must make up our minds to this fact; but the masses will always regard rights that have been most honestly acquired as privileges, and as a wrong done to themselves.
Noor al-Malki al-Jehani, executive director, DIFI, emphasised that families are the basic, foundational social units in every society, and that healthy individuals within healthy families are essential to the core of a healthy society.
Highlighting the project, Noor al Malki al Jehani, Executive Director, DIFI, emphasised that families are the basic, foundational social units in every society, and that healthy individuals within healthy families are essential to the core of a healthy society.
Noor Al Malki Al-Jehani, Executive Director, DIFI, emphasized that families are the basic, foundational social units in every society, and that healthy individuals within healthy families are essential to the core of a healthy society.
For waiting lists to be cleared in the next decade, we'd need to see 10,000 social units built a year, not 4,000 as is now planned.
Of the 908 lots/units, 804 of these are designed for the condo-type units which will be housed in a four-storey buildings and 68 lots/units are allotted for the one-storey social units which will be built by the Gawad Kalinga.
The project is part of 2,500 social units committed by the Ministry of Housing under the public-private partnership model.
In the current period there are 100,000 social units being built under the framework of the social housing unit project and about 95,000 units are still to be built," said Fahmy.
The conclusion contrasts ohappinesso and osufferingo approaches to evaluating quality of life, and contrasts libertarian and protective humanitarian views on intervention against abuse or exploitation within social units.
While belonging to a community is wired into our DNA for reasons linked to the survival-based social units of our most ancient ancestors, the story of civilisation and progress has been one about the blending and reblending of those units.
What happens when a big number of social units gather?
It therefore mandates government to accord housing fundamental focus and, in the process, provide communities all needed support services to help citizens thrive as members of functional social units.