a punitive sentence that requires a convicted person to perform unpaid work for the community in lieu of imprisonment.
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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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