Definitions for social contract
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the agreement among individuals by which society becomes organized and invested with the right to secure mutual protection and welfare.
Category: Philosphy, Sociology
Origin of social contract:
an implicit agreement among people that results in the organization of society; individual surrenders liberty in return for protection
An implicit agreement or contract among members of a society that dictates things such as submission of individuals to rule of law and acceptable conduct.
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