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community British & World English

A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common

community English Thesaurus

we can work together for the good of the community

the community in community British & World English

The people of a district or country considered collectively, especially in the context of social values and responsibilities; society

community in tribe New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

in contemporary contexts prefer terms such as community or people

community bank British & World English

A commercial bank that derives funds from and lends to the community where it operates, and is not affiliated with a multibank holding company

community-based British & World English

Focused on or relating to a community

community card British & World English

(In some forms of poker) each of a number of cards dealt or turned face up for all active players to use

community care British & World English

Long-term care for people who are mentally ill, elderly, or disabled which is provided within the community rather than in hospitals or institutions, especially as implemented in the UK under the National Health Service and Community Care Act of 1990

community chest British & World English

A fund for charitable activities among the people in a particular area

community home British & World English

A centre for housing young offenders and other young people in need of custodial care

community order British & World English

A non-custodial sentence which requires an offender to perform community service, observe a curfew, undergo treatment for drug or alcohol addiction, etc., instead of going to prison

gated community British & World English

A residential area with roads that have gates to control the movement of traffic and people into and out of the area

community centre British & World English

A place where people from a particular neighbourhood can meet for social events, education classes, or recreational activities

community charge British & World English

(In the UK) a tax, introduced by the Conservative government in 1990 (1989 in Scotland), levied locally on every adult in a community. It was replaced in 1993 by the council tax

community college British & World English

A college providing further and higher education for people living in a particular area

community hospital British & World English

A non-specialized hospital serving a local area

community medicine British & World English

A branch of medicine dealing with health care issues affecting communities as a whole

community-minded British & World English

Interested in helping the wider community; socially concerned

community policing British & World English

The system of allocating police officers to particular areas so that they become familiar with the local inhabitants

community property British & World English

Property owned jointly by a married couple

community sentence British & World English

A sentence whereby an offender is required to perform community service

community service British & World English

Voluntary work intended to help people in a particular area

community singing British & World English

Singing by a large crowd or group, especially of old popular songs or hymns

community spirit British & World English

A feeling of involvement in and concern for one’s local community

community worker British & World English

A person who works among the people of a particular area to promote their welfare

European Community British & World English

An economic and political association of certain European countries, incorporated since 1993 in the European Union

Oneida Community British & World English

A religious community, founded in New York State in 1848 and originally embracing primitive Christian beliefs and radical social and economic ideas, later relaxed. It became a joint-stock company in 1881

speech community British & World English

A group of people sharing a common language or dialect

virtual community British & World English

A community of people sharing common interests, ideas, and feelings over the Internet

European Community New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

association of European countries incorporated since 1993 in the EU

Oneida Community New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

religious community in New York State

community architect British & World English

An architect working in consultation with local inhabitants in designing housing and other amenities

community organizer British & World English

A person whose job is to coordinate cooperative work and campaigning carried out by local residents to promote the interests of their community

community organizing British & World English

The coordination of cooperative efforts and campaigning carried out by local residents to promote the interests of their community

community of property British & World English

(In South Africa) a marriage contract in which the possessions of the partners are merged in a joint estate and disposed of by means of a joint will

the international community British & World English

The countries of the world considered collectively

European Economic Community British & World English

An institution of the European Union, an economic association of western European countries set up by the Treaty of Rome (1957). The original members were France, West Germany, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg

European Economic Community New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

association of western European countries set up by the Treaty of Rome (1957), now part of the EU

community-supported agriculture British & World English

A system in which a farm operation is supported by shareholders within the community who share both the benefits and risks of food production

European Atomic Energy Community British & World English

An institution established in 1957 to aid the exploitation of nuclear discoveries in Europe

European Coal and Steel Community British & World English

An organization established in 1952 to regulate pricing, transport, and tariffs for the coal and steel industries of the member countries

Caribbean Community and Common Market British & World English

An organization established in 1973 to promote cooperation in economic affairs and social services and to coordinate foreign policy among its members, all of which are independent states of the Caribbean region

intercommunity British & World English

Existing or conducted between communities


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