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Definition: 'Sociometric Distance'

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sociometric distance

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. some measurable degree of mutual or social perception, acceptance, and understanding; hypothetically, greater sociometric distance is associated with more inaccuracy in evaluating a relationship (it is easier to understand and deal with a native than a foreigner).



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