Meaning of COMMUNITY in English

COMMUNITY

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ large , small

▪ close , close-knit , tight-knit

a close-knit fishing ~

▪ diverse

▪ lively , thriving , vibrant

▪ global , international

▪ local

▪ broader , wider

the concerns of the local and wider ~

▪ disadvantaged , low-income ( AmE ), poor , underserved ( AmE )

▪ ethnic , expatriate , immigrant , minority

▪ indigenous , native ( AmE )

▪ faith , religious

▪ Asian , black , etc.

the Asian ~ in Britain

▪ Christian , Muslim , etc.

▪ farming , mining , etc.

▪ coastal , rural , village

▪ urban

▪ academic , business , intelligence , medical , scientific

▪ gay , lesbian

▪ gated , residential , retirement (all AmE )

▪ blogging , online , virtual

COMMUNITY + NOUN

▪ service , work

▪ policing

▪ care ( BrE )

▪ centre/center

▪ college , garden , hospital , library , park (all AmE )

▪ spirit

The town has a strong ~ spirit.

▪ relations

▪ action , development , outreach

▪ involvement , participation

▪ activist , leader , organizer ( AmE )

▪ group , organization

PREPOSITION

▪ in a/the ~ , within a/the ~

divisions within the scientific ~

PHRASES

▪ the ~ as a whole , the ~ at large

an initiative that should benefit the ~ at large

▪ a/the ~ of faith ( AmE )

▪ a member of the ~

▪ part of a ~

▪ a pillar of the ~ (= a strong supporter of the community) , a sense of ~

There is a strong sense of ~ in this town.

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