A group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common
The people of a district or country considered collectively, especially in the context of social values and responsibilities; society
we can work together for the good of the community
A local tax levied on members of a community; (British) = community charge, (also) = council tax.
(Also more fully base ecclesial community) (especially in Latin America) a small neighbourhood Christian group, predominantly of laypeople and usually in a poor or rural area, which emphasizes the practical application of religious belief to addressing social and economic problems and inequalities.
An association of individuals from the same community, especially one formed to advance a particular cause or interest.
Radio broadcasting aimed at a particular geographical or demographic community, and frequently carrying programming made with the participation of that community.
A song intended to be sung by a large group or a gathering of people.
A community of people of the same religion; specifically a group of people leading a communal life according to their religious faith.
A community inhabiting a mark; also in extended use.
A plant community that does not completely cover the ground.
A commercial bank that derives funds from and lends to the community where it operates, and is not affiliated with a multibank holding company
Focused on or relating to a community
(In some forms of poker) each of a number of cards dealt or turned face up for all active players to use
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
A fund for charitable activities among the people in a particular area
A centre for housing young offenders and other young people in need of custodial care
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
A residential area with roads that have gates to control the movement of traffic and people into and out of the area
(Of an infection) acquired in the community or general environment (as opposed to in hospital).
Action undertaken (and usually also initiated and organized) by members of a community for that community's own improvement.
A television or radio aerial that serves a number of properties or subscribers within a local area.
A church serving a particular area or community; (US) one used by or welcoming worshippers of more than one denomination; an interdenominational church.
A forest regarded as a resource for a local community; specifically a forest, usually close to an urban area, created both for recreational purposes and as part of a programme for social, economic, and environmental regeneration.
North American one divided into allotments.
A prominent and respected member of a particular community, especially one with an active and specific social or political role or position.
A school serving a particular (especially local) community; (specifically in the United Kingdom) a school (frequently a secondary school) whose buildings and facilities are available, out of school hours, to the rest of the local community for educational and recreational purposes.
A group of people who regularly interact with each other online, especially to share information and opinions on a common interest; (with the) users of the Internet (or in early use, a computer network) considered collectively.
An urban or suburban environment all aspects of which are developed according to a single plan, usually on a previously undeveloped site.
A community of people sharing common interests, ideas, and feelings over the Internet
A place where people from a particular neighbourhood can meet for social events, education classes, or recreational activities
(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
A college providing further and higher education for people living in a particular area
A non-specialized hospital serving a local area
A branch of medicine dealing with health care issues affecting communities as a whole
Interested in helping the wider community; socially concerned
The system of allocating police officers to particular areas so that they become familiar with the local inhabitants
Property owned jointly by a married couple
A sentence whereby an offender is required to perform community service
Voluntary work intended to help people in a particular area
Singing by a large crowd or group, especially of old popular songs or hymns
A feeling of involvement in and concern for one’s local community
A person who works among the people of a particular area to promote their welfare
An economic and political association of certain European countries, incorporated since 1993 in the European Union
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
A group of people sharing a common language or dialect
The improvement of the condition of a particular area or community, especially with regard to health, housing, education, etc. (frequently attributive).
Instruction provided to a community on a matter of public interest.
A physician who works in or with a local community; compare compounds 1d.
A policeman involved in community policing.