Meaning of COMMUNITY in English


noun (plural -ties) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English comunete, from Anglo-French communité, from Latin communitat-, communitas, from communis Date: 14th century a unified body of individuals: as, state , commonwealth , the people with common interests living in a particular area, an interacting population of various kinds of individuals (as species) in a common location, a group of people with a common characteristic or interest living together within a larger society , a group linked by a common policy, a body of persons or nations having a common history or common social, economic, and political interests , a body of persons of common and especially professional interests scattered through a larger society , society at large, 3. joint ownership or participation , common character ; likeness , social activity ; fellowship , a social state or condition

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