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A community is a small or large social unit (a group of living things) that has something in common, such as norms, religion, values, or identity. Communities often share a sense of place that is situated in a given geographical area (e.g. a country, village, town, or neighborhood) or in virtual space through communication platforms. Durable relations that extend beyond immediate genealogical ties also define a sense of community. People tend to define those social ties as important to their identity, practice, and roles in social institutions (such as family, home, work, government, society, or humanity at-large). Although communities are usually small relative to personal social ties (micro-level), "community" may also refer to large group affiliations (or macro-level), such as national communities, international communities, and virtual communities.The English-language word "community" derives from the Old French comuneté, which comes from the Latin communitas "community", "public spirit" (from Latin communis, "shared in common").Human communities may share intent, belief, resources, preferences, needs, and risks in common, affecting the identity of the participants and their degree of cohesiveness..

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Definitions of "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: the scientific community; the international business community. noun
  • A group viewed as forming a distinct segment of society: the gay community; the community of color. noun
  • Similarity or identity: a community of interests. noun
  • Sharing, participation, and fellowship. noun
  • Society as a whole; the public. noun
  • Ecology A group of plants and animals living and interacting with one another in a specific region under relatively similar environmental conditions. noun
  • Ecology The region occupied by a group of interacting organisms. noun
  • A group sharing a common understanding and often the same language, manners, tradition and law. See civilization. noun
  • A commune, or residential or religious collective. noun
  • The condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common. noun
  • A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other. noun
  • A group of people interacting by electronic means for social, professional, educational or other purposes; a virtual community. noun
  • Common possession or enjoyment; participation. noun
  • common character; likeness. noun
  • commonness; frequency noun
  • Common possession or enjoyment; participation. noun
  • A body of people having common rights, privileges, or interests, or living in the same place under the same laws and regulations. Hence a number of animals living in a common home or with some apparent association of interests. noun

The word "community" in example sentences

How else would we have developed such a “tight-knit community”, with * community* being the key word?. [Knitters Never Comment!]

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.. [State of Play Virtual Architecture 1.0: Contest Judges Say Enough with the Simulacra Already]

The concept of community management contains the word “community”.. [Chapter 5]

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.. [Life of Venerable Sister Margaret Bourgeois]

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_.. [Moral Philosophy]

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.. [ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science]

_patronized_; patronized, not by a few persons, not by one half, or three fourths even of a community, but by the _whole community_.. [Popular Education For the use of Parents and Teachers, and for Young Persons of Both Sexes]

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.. [Politics news, UK and world political comment and analysis | guardian.co.uk]

In education, the term "community partners" often conjures images of parent groups or local businesses who assist with fundraising drives.. [Alison Suffet Diaz: Keeping it Real: When the Community Becomes the Classroom]

"The Latin community is a very Catholic community," continued Vergara, 38.. ['Modern Family' Honored For Portrayal Of Diverse America]

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.. [He Said Wal-Mart, She Said Target]

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.. [Curtis Valentine: The Economic Crisis: Is There a Silver Lining?]

I use the term community to describe ESL Printables because of its unique registration policy and use policies.. [Archive 2009-05-30]

Is it even possible to use the term community to signify such a large group of people?. [Archive 2009-09-01]

Seriously, I'm guessing 90 percent of the population never heard the term community organizer until this election year.. [A big crowd in Cedarburg, Wisconsin for McCain and Palin today.]

KING: Roland Martin there, using the term community organizer in a positive.. [CNN Transcript Oct 31, 2008]

Community Translates

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(i). aynı yerde veya aynı şartlar altında yaşayan insan topluluğu; toplum, cemiyet; ahali, halk, amme; müşterek tasarruf, ortak mal sahipli. community center A.B.D. şehir kulübü, bir bölgede oturanlann meselelerini çözümlemek veya eğlenmek için toplandıkları özel yer veya bina. community chest A.B.D.kamu yararına çalışan kurumların yıllık para toplama kampanyası.(i). aynı yerde veya aynı şartlar altında yaşayan insan topluluğu; toplum, cemiyet; ahali, halk, amme; müşterek tasarruf, ortak mal sahipli. community center A.B.D. şehir kulübü, bir bölgede oturanlann meselelerini çözümlemek veya eğlenmek için toplandıkları özel yer veya bina. community chest A.B.D.kamu yararına çalışan kurumların yıllık para toplama kampanyası.

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Drewkelso
2018-12-12

@artforceiowa: Our friends at Movement 515 have a Holiday Pop-Up Shop today. Support the youth in our community and an amazing program w…

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SurlyBobbys
2018-12-12

@C_Stroop: I hardly paid attention to this FB community that advertised itself as representing “Christian feminism,” but if you did, you…

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Younglady037833
2018-12-12

@LBGTQ_community @wmulbgt @GayTeens @cass_lgbtq

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