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Definition 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)
  • The people living in one locality (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The locality in which they live (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A group of people having cultural, religious, ethnic, or other characteristics in common (noun)
  • A group of nations having certain interests in common (noun)
  • The public in general; society (noun)
  • Common ownership or participation (noun)
  • Similarity or agreement (noun)
  • (in Wales since 1974 and Scotland since 1975) the smallest unit of local government; a subdivision of a district (noun)
  • A group of interdependent plants and animals inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other through food and other relationships (noun)

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Use "community" in a sentence
  • "How else would we have developed such a “tight-knit community”, with * community* being the key word?"
  • "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."
  • "The concept of community management contains the word “community”."