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SOCIAL FUNCTION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does social function mean? 

SOCIAL FUNCTION (noun)
  The noun SOCIAL FUNCTION has 1 sense:

1. a vaguely specified social event

  Familiarity information: SOCIAL FUNCTION used as a noun is very rare.


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SOCIAL FUNCTION (noun)


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Meaning:

A vaguely specified social event

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural events

Synonyms:

social function; social occasion; occasion; affair; function

Context examples:

the party was quite an affair / an occasion arranged to honor the president / a seemingly endless round of social functions

Hypernyms ("social function" is a kind of...):

social event (an event characteristic of persons forming groups)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "social function"):

party (an occasion on which people can assemble for social interaction and entertainment)

celebration; jubilation (a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event)

ceremonial; ceremonial occasion; ceremony; observance (a formal event performed on a special occasion)

fundraiser (a social function that is held for the purpose of raising money)

photo op; photo opportunity (an occasion that lends itself to (or is deliberately arranged for) taking photographs that provide favorable publicity for those who are photographed)

sleepover (an occasion of spending a night away from home or having a guest spend the night in your home (especially as a party for children))


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