Definition of community
- the problems of a large community
- a community of retired persons
- a monastic community
- the international community
- the academic community
- the scientific community
- the interests of the community
a respectable member of the community
The festival was a great way for the local community to get together.
Many communities are facing budget problems.
People in the community wanted better police protection.
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: a group of people who live in the same area (such as a city, town, or neighborhood)
: a group of people who have the same interests, religion, race, etc.
: a group of nations
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