intercommunity

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adjective

in·​ter·​com·​mu·​ni·​ty ˌin-tər-kə-ˈmyü-nə-tē How to pronounce intercommunity (audio)
variants or inter-community
: occurring or existing between two or more communities
intercommunity relations

intercommunity

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noun

: the quality of being common to two or more members of a group
… they likewise refused all intercommunity of worship with the rest of the Protestant churches.James Murray
The character of a people is not obliterated by intercommunity with others …Robert Morrison MacIver

Examples of intercommunity in a Sentence

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Noun
Alice is a total B about Jacob and the rest of the wolves, because there’s apparently some intercommunity rivalry between wolves and vampires. Emma Specter, Vogue, 30 July 2021 On the other hand, reports New Scientist’s Krista Charles, the level of intercommunity violence found at the site doesn’t seem to have been typical of other hunter-gatherer groups, which may not have faced as much resource competition. Livia Gershon, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 June 2021 The national public spotlight and the feverish intercommunity dialogue follow the release of footage showing Thao standing aside as then-officer Derek Chauvin, who is white, dug his knee for eight minutes into the neck of Floyd, a black man. NBC News, 8 June 2020 No other evidence had suggested the ancient Britons were even technologically capable of such complex intercommunity, let alone engaging in it. Bill Andrews, Discover Magazine, 13 Mar. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

Adjective

1892, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1597, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intercommunity was in 1597

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“Intercommunity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intercommunity. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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