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  1. com·mu·ni·ty
    IPA[kəˈmyo͞onədē]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: community, plural noun: communities

    • noun

      a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common:

      a group of people living together and practising common ownership:

    • noun

      voluntary work intended to help people in a particular area:

      unpaid work, intended to be of social use, that an offender is required to do instead of going to prison:

    • noun

      a residential area with roads that have gates to control the movement of traffic and people into and out of the area.
    • noun

      a fund for charitable activities among the people in a particular area.
    • noun

      a residential suburb inhabited largely by people who commute to a nearby city for work:
    • an economic and political association of certain European countries, incorporated since 1993 in the European Union.
    • noun

      a person whose job is to coordinate cooperative efforts and campaigning carried out by local residents to promote the interests of their community:
    • noun

      the system of allocating police officers to particular areas so that they become familiar with the local inhabitants:
    • noun

      an architect working in consultation with local inhabitants in designing housing and other amenities.
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