noun, plural com·mu·ni·ties.
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Origin of community
synonym study for community
OTHER WORDS FROM communitycom·mu·ni·tal, adjectivepro·com·mu·nity, adjective
Words nearby community
Example sentences from the Web for community
The community does not yet have adequate testing, contact tracing, or isolation.I’m an epidemiologist and a dad. Here’s why I think schools should reopen.|Benjamin P. Linas|July 9, 2020|Vox
Sky glow is a term that’s already in use in the light pollution community, so that’s not my favorite term.
She sought input from various community stakeholders, many of whom had been rankled by her appointment to lead the police division.There’s little evidence showing which police reforms work|Sujata Gupta|July 9, 2020|Science News
Organizations like his try to do outreach and help convert messaging into something that resonates with underrepresented communities, but they are stretched thin, especially with the coronavirus pandemic and recent racial justice movement.Few Latino Residents Are Applying to Take Part in Redistricting|Andrew Keatts and Maya Srikrishnan|July 8, 2020|Voice of San Diego
She last wrote for Eater about the rise of community fridges across the country.
What matters is being honest, humble, and a faithful and loyal friend, father and member of your community.Abramoff’s Advice for Virginia’s New Jailhouse Guv|Tim Mak, Jackie Kucinich|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Then we all have to do our part to engage the officers and our community, and hold everyone accountable in the process.
Community policing is expensive and, in an era of budget cuts, increasingly rare.
In being himself, he was also representing a community of people that talked how he talked and saw what he saw.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott|Stereo Williams|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And like all prophets, he was under-appreciated by his country, his community, and his party for far too long.Ed Brooke: The Senate's Civil Rights Pioneer and Prophet of a Post-Racial America|John Avlon|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The gipsies have been all frightened away by the Vagrants Act, and no great loss to the community in general.The Hardy Country|Charles G. Harper
Great was the commotion stirred up against him in the Jewish community of Amsterdam.Creed And Deed|Felix Adler
Life in the community must be exalted, and fitted to become the representative of spiritual life.Ethics and Modern Thought|Rudolf Eucken
Still this is not quite the same thing as that fuller national unity which is felt where there is community of language.Prose Masterpieces from Modern Essayists|James Anthony Froude, Edward A. Freeman, William Ewart Gladstone, John Henry Newman and Leslie Stephen
Nor can inconvenience to the community be alleged as an objection to such a regulation.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for community
noun plural -ties
- the people living in one locality
- the locality in which they live
- (as modifier)community spirit