Society vs Incorporation - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between society and incorporation

is that society is (lb) a long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms while incorporation is the act of incorporating, or the state of being incorporated.




  • (lb) A long-standing group of people sharing cultural aspects such as language, dress, norms of behavior and artistic forms.
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  • *{{quote-magazine, year=2012, month=March-April, author=John T. Jost
  • , volume=100, issue=2, page=162, magazine=(American Scientist) , title= Social Justice: Is It in Our Nature (and Our Future)? , passage=He draws eclectically on studies of baboons, descriptive anthropological accounts of hunter-gatherer societies and, in a few cases, the fossil record.}}
  • (lb) A group of people who meet from time to time to engage in a common interest; an association or organization.
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  • *:At half-past nine on this Saturday evening, the parlour of the Salutation Inn, High Holborn, contained most of its customary visitors.In former days every tavern of repute kept such a room for its own select circle, a club, or society , of habitués, who met every evening, for a pipe and a cheerful glass.
  • (lb) The sum total of all voluntary interrelations between individuals.
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  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-10, volume=408, issue=8848, magazine=(The Economist), author=Schumpeter
  • , title= Cronies and capitols , passage=Policing the relationship between government and business in a free society is difficult. Businesspeople have every right to lobby governments, and civil servants to take jobs in the private sector.}}
  • (lb) The people of one’s country or community taken as a whole.
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  • *{{quote-book, year=2006, author=(Edwin Black), chapter=1, title= Internal Combustion
  • , passage=If successful, Edison and Ford—in 1914—would move society away from the ever more expensive and then universally known killing hazards of gasoline cars:
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2012-01, author=Steven Sloman
  • , volume=100, issue=1, page=74, magazine=(American Scientist) , title= The Battle Between Intuition and Deliberation , passage=Libertarian paternalism is the view that, because the way options are presented to citizens affects what they choose, society should present options in a way that “nudges” our intuitive selves to make choices that are more consistent with what our more deliberative selves would have chosen if they were in control.}}
  • (lb) High society.
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  • A number of people joined by mutual consent to deliberate, determine and act toward a common goal.
  • Derived terms

    * building society * * high society * mutual admiration society * polite society * Royal Society * secret society * societal * society function * society pages






    (en noun)
  • The act of incorporating, or the state of being incorporated.
  • The union of different ingredients in one mass; mixture; combination; synthesis.
  • The union of something with a body already existing; association; intimate union; assimilation; as, the incorporation of conquered countries into the Roman republic.
  • The act of creating a corporation.
  • A body incorporated; a corporation.