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community relations

plural noun
the particular state of affairs in an area where potentially conflicting ethnic, religious, cultural, political, or linguistic groups live together: community relations in this neighbourhood were strained before the riots
  1. social engineering or mediating work with conflicting groups: he spent ten years in community relations
  2. (as modifier): a community-relations officer
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  • Mutual assistance, concern and hospitality were the bedrock of community relations.

    Frying Pan Farm Elizabeth Brown Pryor
  • The homesteader "took up" his land with but little thought of community relations.

    The Farmer and His Community Dwight Sanderson

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