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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 Health Systems Announces Acquisition of Natchez, Mississippi Hospital
    Community Health Systems, Inc. announced today that a subsidiary has acquired substantially all of the assets of Natchez Regional Medical Center, a 179-bed hospital located in Natchez, Mississippi. Read more on this news related to 'Community'
  • Yvette Nicole Brown Is leaving Community
    Shirley, Community fans are going to be disappointed with this news. But alas, it's true: Yvette Nicole Brown is departing the fan favorite comedy after five seasons. According to insiders, Brown—who has played Shirley Bennett since the 2009 launch of the comedy—has asked to be released from her contract for personal reasons. Sony Pictures TV and executive Read more on this news related to 'Community'
  • Yvette Nicole Brown exits 'Community'
    A sixth season of Community is coming soon, but unfortunately it will be without Shirley. Sony TV confirmed on Monday that Yvette Nicole Brown is leaving the community college-set comedy, which was canceled by NBC in the spring and is being revived by Yahoo. (TV Guide first reported the news. Read more on this news related to 'Community'

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