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community

noun [C]
 
 
/kəˈmjuːnəti/ ( plural communities)
the people living in a particular area: We know that 80% of economic growth comes from businesses already located within our communities.rural/urban community Banks offer basic banking facilities to people in rural communities. This is a restaurant that also provides training for unemployed people from the local community.
a group of people who have the same interests, religion, etc.: international financial communityLatino/black/Jewish, etc. community The US Census shows the Latino community has grown to 35 million. →  See also bedroom community , business community , the international community , online community
the community a way of referring to people in general or the public: Basically, you have to find the best ways of working with the community.
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