What does community mean?

Definitions for community
kəˈmyu nɪ ticom·mu·ni·ty

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word community.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. community(noun)

    a group of people living in a particular local area

    "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"

  2. community(noun)

    common ownership

    "they shared a community of possessions"

  3. community(noun)

    a group of nations having common interests

    "they hoped to join the NATO community"

  4. community, community of interests(noun)

    agreement as to goals

    "the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"

  5. residential district, residential area, community(noun)

    a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences

  6. community, biotic community(noun)

    (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other

Wiktionary

  1. community(Noun)

    Group of people sharing a common understanding who reveal themselves by using the same language, manners, tradition and law. (see civilization).

  2. community(Noun)

    Commune or residential/religious collective.

  3. community(Noun)

    The condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common.

  4. community(Noun)

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

  5. community(Noun)

    (virtual) A group of people interacting by electronic means for social, professional, educational or other purposes. (see virtual_community).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Community(noun)

    common possession or enjoyment; participation; as, a community of goods

    Etymology: [L. communitas: cf. OF. communit. Cf. Commonalty, and see Common.]

  2. Community(noun)

    a body of people having common rights, privileges, or interests, or living in the same place under the same laws and regulations; as, a community of monks. Hence a number of animals living in a common home or with some apparent association of interests

    Etymology: [L. communitas: cf. OF. communit. Cf. Commonalty, and see Common.]

  3. Community(noun)

    society at large; a commonwealth or state; a body politic; the public, or people in general

    Etymology: [L. communitas: cf. OF. communit. Cf. Commonalty, and see Common.]

  4. Community(noun)

    common character; likeness

    Etymology: [L. communitas: cf. OF. communit. Cf. Commonalty, and see Common.]

  5. Community(noun)

    commonness; frequency

    Etymology: [L. communitas: cf. OF. communit. Cf. Commonalty, and see Common.]

Freebase

  1. Community

    A community is a division of land in Wales that forms the lowest-tier of local government in Wales. Welsh communities are analogous to civil parishes in England. Until 1974, Wales was divided into civil parishes. These were abolished by section 20 of the Local Government Act 1972, and replaced by communities by section 27 of the same Act. The principal areas of Wales are divided entirely into communities. Unlike in England, where unparished areas exist, no part of Wales is outside a community, even in urban areas. Community councils in Wales are identical to English parish councils in terms of their powers and the way they operate. Welsh community councils may call themselves town councils unilaterally and may have city status granted by the Crown. In Wales, all town councils are community councils. There are now three communities with city status: Bangor, St Asaph and St David's and the Cathedral Close. The Chair of a town council or city council will usually have the title Mayor. However, not every community has a council. In communities with populations too small to justify a full community council, community meetings may be established. As of the United Kingdom Census 2001 there were 869 communities in Wales. They vary in size from Rhayader with an area of 13,945 hectares to Cefn Fforest with an area of 64 hectares. Barry has the largest population with 45,053 inhabitants according to the 2001 census. Baglan Bay has no permanent residents.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Community

    kom-ūn′i-ti, n. common possession or enjoyment: agreement: communion: (Shak.) commonness: people having common rights, &c.: the public in general: a body of persons in the same locality, e.g. 'village community:' a monastic body.—n. Communitā′rian, a member of a community. [O. Fr.,—L. communitascommunis.]

Editors Contribution

  1. community

    A group of people who live or exist within a specific area and are focused on creating optimum health, human rights, right to life, democracy, shared prosperity for all, stability, unity government, solidarity, cohesion, animal rights, right to housing, right to education, right to be a parent, right to childcare, right to a standard of living, right to internet access, economic stability, financial stability, civil rights, equal rights, equal opportunities, employment rights, childrens rights, sustainable development, sustainable development goals, united partnership, multi-party working, community empowerment systems, equal distribution of income, wealth, fairness and justness across society, the country, europe and the world and contribute to the cocreation of global and national peace agreements, peace treaties, the universes truth and a fair, just and transparent system of checks and balances.

    Community can be within a village, company, group or other type of groups of people.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'community' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #386

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'community' in Written Corpus Frequency: #666

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'community' in Nouns Frequency: #99

How to pronounce community?

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    Karen
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How to say community in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of community in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of community in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of community in a Sentence

  1. University President Teresa Sullivan:

    There's a piece of our culture that is broken and I ask you to come together as a strong and resilient community and to fix it.

  2. Baba Chawish:

    We need protection and help from the international community, people will only stay if they know this won’t happen again… Or else we, as Yazidi people, will vanish.

  3. Camille Howard:

    She deserves it, she gave so much to this world and she is worth it. The void that she's left in the community... this is the only way we knew to thank her and to thank her family for sharing her with us.

  4. Anthony Walsh:

    It's a service for the community, it's a selfless thing to do that helps your neighbor.

  5. Mae Hazelton:

    It's evil and wrong and we shouldn't have it here in our community.

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