Definition of societal adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

societal

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//səˈsaɪətl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//səˈsaɪətl//
 
[only before noun](specialist)
 
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connected with society and the way it is organized societal structure Each of these stages is an element in a complex societal structure and cultural context. Such a development seems unlikely within the context of current societal values.
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