HyperDic: social_unit

English > 1 sense of the expression social unit:
NOUNgroupsocial unit, unitan organization regarded as part of a larger / larger social group
English > social unit: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn organization regarded as part of a larger / larger social group.
Narroweradministrative unit, administrative bodyA unit with administrative responsibilities
combinationA group of people (often temporary) having a common purpose
companyA unit of firefighters including their equipment
crewThe men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.)
denA unit of 8 to 10 cub scouts
family, household, house, home, menageA social unit living together
fifth column, Trojan horseA subversive group that supports the enemy and engages in espionage or sabotage
gang, crew, work partyAn organized group of workmen
general delivery, poste restanteThe part of a post office that handles mail for persons who call for it
instrumentalityA subsidiary organ of government created for a special purpose
intensive care unit, ICUA hospital unit staffed and equipped to provide intensive care
klavernA local unit of the Ku Klux Klan
memberAn organization that is a member of another organization (especially a state / state that belongs to a group of nations)
military unit, military force, military group, forceA unit that is part of some military service
outfitAny cohesive unit such as a military company
political unit, political entityA unit with political responsibilities
sideOne of two or more contesting groups
task forceA semipermanent unit created to carry out a continuing task
team, squadA cooperative unit (especially in sports)
troop, scout troop, scout groupA unit of Girl or Boy Scouts
working group, working partyA group of people working together temporarily until some goal is achieved
Broaderorganization, organisationA group of people who work together
Spanishsección, unidad
Catalansecció, unitat

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