Meetings were necessary for social contact, apart from anything else.
The only social contacts I had were with men my father knew.
Perhaps you don't think it proper to have social contacts with the staff.
There had to have been social contact between Earth and these other worlds before.
They have a lot of social contact and strive to make changes for the good.
"Those are the things that draw people out of their home and into social contact."
Beyond social contact, the phone has a practical role to play in the lives of working mothers.
On the other hand, he says, "I don't have a great deal of social contact with my colleagues."
They still feel the best way is through professional and social contacts.
There is a sense of social contact with the books and the characters themselves.