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English definition of “community”

community

noun [C, + sing/pl verb]     /kəˈmjuː.nə.ti/ US  /-t̬i/
B2 the people living in one particular area or people who are considered as a unit because of their common interests , social group , or nationality : He's well known in the local community. There's a large black / white / Jewish community living in this area . Her speech caused outrage among the gay community. Drug trafficking is a matter of considerable concern for the entire international community (= all the countries of the world ). There's a real sense of community (= caring and friendly feeling ) in this neighbourhood .Groups of people specialized biology a group of animals or plants that live or grow togetherPlants and animals - general words the community [S] the general public : Unlike the present government , we believe in serving the community.Ordinary people
(Definition of community noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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