community relations

plural noun

  1. 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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Example Sentences

I introduced the legislation, then I talked to the [Jewish Community Relations Council] in New York, and they were supportive.

The homesteader "took up" his land with but little thought of community relations.

He knew all the tricks of classroom control and smooth community relations.

Mutual assistance, concern and hospitality were the bedrock of community relations.


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