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.
Recent Examples on the WebThe hope is that someone in the community will overcome the fear of retaliation over what could be seen as snitching and talk with police to bring closure to the family, Allison said.—Grant Lancaster, Arkansas Online, 18 Jan. 2023 Moreover, if the proportion of unvaccinated individuals increases in a community, this also puts others at risk.—Katia Hetter, CNN, 18 Jan. 2023 Yet there continue to be mixed feelings in the community.—Zayna Syed, The Arizona Republic, 17 Jan. 2023 Gee is active in the community, working as an advocate for illnesses by serving on the Brain Injury Association of Kentucky Board, as well as nonprofits throughout the city.—Rae Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 17 Jan. 2023 This isn’t an organization that has been a staple in the community for so long.—Alexa Gagosz, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Jan. 2023 What’s been challenging about your work in the community?—San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Jan. 2023 That kind of language might motivate a manager to be fair, Mr. Cialdini said, because people want to be consistent with their image in the community.—Paulette Perhach, New York Times, 14 Jan. 2023 Nominations are accepted from anyone in the community.—Cincinnati Enquirer Staff, The Enquirer, 13 Jan. 2023 See More
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Middle English comunete, from Anglo-French communité, from Latin communitat-, communitas, from communis — see commonentry 1