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Community Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other
  • the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical community"
  • a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"
  • a group of people having ethnic or cultural or religious characteristics in common; "the Christian community of the apostolic age"; "he was well known throughout the Catholic community"
  • a group of nations having common interests; "they hoped to join the NATO community"
  • a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
  • common ownership; "they shared a community of possessions"
  • agreement as to goals; "the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community" ,
  • a group of people having ethnic or cultural or religious characteristics in common; "the Christian community of the apostolic age"; "he was well known throughout the Catholic community" ,
  • common ownership; "they shared a community of possessions" ,
  • a group of nations having common interests; "they hoped to join the NATO community" ,
  • the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical community" ,
  • agreement as to goals; "the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests" ,
  • a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences ,
  • (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other

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Community Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A community is a group of living things sharing the same environment. They usually have shared interests. In human communities, people have some of the same beliefs and needs, and this affects the identity of the group and the people in it.



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'Community' example sentence in quotations


* The American city should be a collection of communities where every member has a right to belong. It should be a place where every man feels safe on his streets and in the house of his friends. It should be a place where each individual's dignity and self-respect is strengthened by the respect and affection of his neighbors. It should be a place where each of us can find the satisfaciton and warmth which comes from being a member of the community of man. This is what man sought at the dawn of civilzation. It is what we seek today. - Lyndon B. Johnson

* The best political community is formed by citizens of the middle class. - Aristotle

* In no sense do I advocate evading or defying the law ... That would lead to anarchy. An individual who breaks a law that his conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law. - Martin Luther King, Jr.


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Community Sample Sentences in News


  • Community Calendar
    Submit your event at least two weeks in advance by going to events.savannahnow.com. You can also mail to Community Calendar, P.O. Box 1088, Savannah, GA 31402. Announcements are printed daily in the Accent section as space allows. Read more on this news related to 'Community'
  • NeighborWorks America Trains Top Community Leaders and Recognizes Local Heroes With Award
    This week community leaders from around the country are being honored at the annual Community Leadership Institute, sponsored by NeighborWorks America. The Community Leadership Institute strengthens the ... Read more on this news related to 'Community'
  • Community Bankers’ Bank Now Offering Embrace Home Loans’ Affinity Mortgage Solution to Community Banks
    Embrace Home Loans announced that Midlothian, Virginia-based Community Bankers’ Bank will offer lending services to community banks in its market area through Embrace’s Affinity Mortgage Solution , a fully outsourced, private label lending program. Read more on this news related to 'Community'

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