societal / social

aogcr

Member
Spanish
what is the difference between societal and social because both have the same meaning in english and I have to idea in which cases I can use societal
thanks in advance
 
  • vuem

    New Member
    Polish
    Isn't it like dealing with social problems (e.g. alcoholism or homelessness) and societal collapse of the Mayan Civilization ?

    So, 'social' referring to people in general and 'societal' to the society as a structure?
     
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