What does community mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. communitynoun

    a group of people living in a particular local area

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

  2. communitynoun

    common ownership

    "they shared a community of possessions"

  3. communitynoun

    a group of nations having common interests

    "they hoped to join the NATO community"

  4. community, community of interestsnoun

    agreement as to goals

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

  5. residential district, residential area, communitynoun

    a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences

  6. community, biotic communitynoun

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

Wiktionary

  1. communitynoun

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

  2. communitynoun

    Commune or residential/religious collective.

  3. communitynoun

    The condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common.

  4. communitynoun

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

  5. communitynoun

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Communitynoun

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

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

  2. Communitynoun

    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. Communitynoun

    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. Communitynoun

    common character; likeness

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

  5. Communitynoun

    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 cocreating 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 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  
  2. community

    A group of people.

    Community can be a group of people or a number of people living within a specific and defined area of land.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 21, 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

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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. Ashley Moody:

    Churches depend on donations from generous members of the community to operate and serve those in need. It is despicable that this crime ring would exploit the selfless acts of kindness displayed through these donations for selfish greed.

  2. Dan Restrepo:

    Obama understood that the policy changes he was proposing in 2008 were popular in the Cuban-American community so he was not taking a real electoral risk.

  3. National Football League:

    Due to public safety concerns in light of the ongoing weather emergency in Western New York, Sunday’s Jets-Bills game will not be played in Buffalo, We have been in contact with the public authorities and we realize the importance of all available public safety resources being available for the community at this difficult time.

  4. John Hutchinson:

    It arose out of the leadership of students saying, 'We think this change is important for the safety and health of our community,' that means that we then have much better compliance because we have better buy-in.

  5. Tom Andrews:

    It's just horrific, it's horrific, it's outrageous, it's completely unacceptable and the international community should be up in arms, that's the brutal reality we're facing in this country and most importantly that the people of the Myanmar are facing.

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