a punitive sentence that requires a convicted person to perform unpaid work for the community in lieu of imprisonment.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby community service
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Example sentences from the Web for community service
Both of these are community-service programs that are located all around the world.
British Dictionary definitions for community service
voluntary work, intended to be for the common good, usually done as part of an organized scheme
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