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the society
(In the sense of "society" as the one we're living in. You know... we live in a society and so on.)
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the company
("Gesellschaft" is a business term denoting certain types of companies in Germany. It is part of several abbreviations like GmbH or OHG)
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the company
(In the sense of "the company you give to another person". Usually use with a possessive pronoun or in the phrase "in Gesellschaft von". NOT for "company" if it refers to the person themselves. It's only the abstract concept of company.)
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Word Family

Root: *sel-o-

The core idea of this root was:

habitat, human settlement

It’s the origin of the Romance salon and the English variation saloon and also of the Slavic “selo” which means village.

In German, it ended up being the word for society: Gesellschaf. That  originally meant “people who are in a room together”.

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