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SOCIETY. A society is a number of persons united together by mutual consent, in order to deliberate, determine, and act jointly for some common purpose.
     2. Societies are either incorporated and known to the law, or unincorporated, of which the law does not generally take notice.
     3. By civil society is usually understood a state, (q.v.) a nation, (q.v.) or a body politic. (q.v.) Rutherf. Inst. c. 1 and 2.
     4. In the civil law, by society is meant a partnership. Inst. 3, 26; Dig. 17, 2 Code, 4, 37.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It concludes that uses of the technology could be ethically acceptable if they are "intended to secure, and are consistent with, the welfare of a person who may be born as a consequence," and if they do "not produce or exacerbate social division, or marginalize or disadvantage groups in society." The report calls for "a legitimate and effective regulatory procedure" subject to "broad and inclusive societal debate."
In the process, the board can help guide the CEO to make the calls that will build a great company, a great stock, and great societal impact.
For her part, President of the Managent Unit of the Societal Dialogue for Health Hela Ben Mesmia noted that the report of regional meetings held last July in northern, midland and southern governorates was centered around three pivots for professionals, citizens and representatives of civil society.
"Adolescents' behavioral responses to recent societal expressions of discrimination may warrant public health attention," the authors write.
"Two things are important including societal change of mindset and adopting this social cause as a mission for uplifting condition of widows," Naidu said at an event here on Saturday.
Our analysis of global, award-winning campaigns has shown that 60 per cent of so-called "purposeful" marketing campaigns don't go on to measure their societal impact as part of their campaign KPIs.
Governance will only improve gradually as these societal traits change, which can only happen slowly given misrule.
Starting with the identification of a societal problem (figure 1, upper left), the process of problem constitution comprises several important conceptual steps (not shown in the figure):
The Municipality vowed to continue its efforts to promote the principles of societal responsibility and bolster cooperation with partners in serving the community and the environment alike.
to lead the way in how we solve urban and societal challenges The region can become part of this global trend to have cities and municipalities tackle some big challenges and help stimulate startups.
* a description on why the event was major with what extremes and societal impacts were observed; and
Summary: Minister of Tourism, Salma Elloumi Rekik, announced on the sidelines of societal dialogue on youth affairs in Nabeul, the upcoming opening of a direct route between Tunisia and China.

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