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Definition of "social intercourse" [social intercourse]

  • Communication between individuals (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "social intercourse" in a sentence
  • "This social intercourse is highly promotive of a general amity, as it cultivates an intimacy which at once familiarizes every one with the feelings, situation, and intentions of the other."
  • "But it was mainly in social intercourse that we met, when Wallace, in intervals of his labours, came to Ku-ching, and was the Rajah's guest."
  • "Is any man among us prepared like a lute-player when he takes a lute, so that as soon as he has touched the strings, he discovers which are discordant, and tunes the instrument? such a power as Socrates had who in all his social intercourse could lead his companions to his own purpose?"
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