Character 9
Hyphenation com mu ni ty
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Definitions and meanings of "Community"

What do we mean by community?

A group of people living in the same locality and under the same government. noun

The district or locality in which such a group lives. noun

A group of people having common interests. noun

A group viewed as forming a distinct segment of society. noun

Similarity or identity. noun

Sharing, participation, and fellowship. noun

Society as a whole; the public. noun

A group of organisms interacting with one another and with the environment in a specific region. noun

The region occupied by a group of interacting organisms. noun

Common possession or enjoyment; the holding or sharing of interests, possessions, or privileges in common by two or more individuals: as, a community of goods; community of interests between husband and wife. noun

Life in association with others; the social state. noun

A number of people associated together by the fact of residence in the same locality, or of subjection to the same local laws and regulations; a village, township, or municipality. noun

A society or association of persons having common interests or privileges, commercial, social, political, or ecclesiastical, and subject to the same regulations; now, especially, a society of this nature in which the members reside together or in the same locality: as, the Oneida Community (see below). noun

The body of people in a state or commonwealth; the public, or people in general: used in this sense always with the definite article. noun

Commonness; frequency. noun

In logic, the being possessed in common by several subjects. noun

A group sharing a common understanding, and often the same language, law, manners, and/or tradition.

A residential or religious collective; a commune.

A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other.

A group of people interacting by electronic means for educational, professional, social, or other purposes; a virtual community.

The condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common.

Common enjoyment or possession; participation.

Common character; likeness.

Commonness; frequency.

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The word "community" in example sentences

How else would we have developed such a “tight-knit community”, with * community* being the key word? ❋ Harry (2008)

What you're describing in fact as "the community" is *your little grouplet you feel is the community* where someone with a pre-existing RL connection or game connection to a friend/colleague in ACS ginned this thing up. ❋ Unknown (2005)

The concept of community management contains the word “community”. ❋ Unknown (2000)

Judging of things by the light of human prudence, he thought the community could never raise itself again to the position it occupied before the fire, and wishing to prevent a multiplicity of institutions in his diocese, he formed the design of uniting the _rising community_ to the _Ursulines_ at Quebec. ❋ Anonymous (N/A)

A community that is to any extent governed from without, like British India or London, is not a State, but part of a State, for it is not a _perfect community_. ❋ Joseph Rickaby (1888)

So we don't, for example, put a lot of effort into finding a way to control the alcoholism of aboriginals, or trying to stop domestic violence and gangs in the Sikh community, or put a lid on fraud in the Chinese community* because we don't want to admit out loud that these problems exist. ❋ Razib Khan (2010)

_patronized_; patronized, not by a few persons, not by one half, or three fourths even of a community, but by the _whole community_. ❋ Ira Mayhew (1854)

In a speech today, Brown will say: "I want serving your community to become a normal part of growing up in every ­community, because everyone has something unique to give and a great deal to gain from doing so. ❋ Unknown (2009)

In education, the term "community partners" often conjures images of parent groups or local businesses who assist with fundraising drives. ❋ Alison Suffet Diaz (2011)

"The Latin community is a very Catholic community," continued Vergara, 38. ❋ AP (2010)

The pattern one sees repeated in community after community is that big box stores mpove in and essentially devastate local small retailers by drasticly undercutting their prices, causing family owned shops that have survived for generations to close their doors. ❋ Unknown (2009)

With millions of Americans enjoying a flourishing economy, the idea of Keeping up with the Jones 'was given new meaning and the term community development was reserved for poor neighborhoods filled with America's underprivileged. ❋ Unknown (2010)

I use the term community to describe ESL Printables because of its unique registration policy and use policies. ❋ Mr. Byrne (2009)

Is it even possible to use the term community to signify such a large group of people? ❋ Renee (2009)

Seriously, I'm guessing 90 percent of the population never heard the term community organizer until this election year. ❋ Ann Althouse (2008)

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