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community

 
Noun community has 8 senses
  1. community - a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"
    --1 is a kind of
    gathering, assemblage
    --1 has particulars:
     parish; speech community; neighborhood, neighbourhood; village, small town, settlement; hamlet, crossroads; horde
  2. community - a group of people having ethnic or cultural or religious characteristics in common; "the Christian community of the apostolic age"; "he was well known throughout the Catholic community"
    --2 is a kind of
    people
    --2 has particulars:
     convent; house; Ummah, Umma, Muslim Ummah, Islamic Ummah, Islam Nation
  3. community - common ownership; "they shared a community of possessions"
    --3 is a kind of
    ownership
  4. community - a group of nations having common interests; "they hoped to join the NATO community"
    --4 is a kind of
    world organization, world organisation, international organization, international organisation, global organization
  5. profession, community - the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical community"
    --5 is a kind of occupational group, vocation
    --5 has particulars:
     legal profession, bar, legal community; health profession; businessmen, business community; community of scholars; economics profession; priesthood
  6. community, community of interests - agreement as to goals; "the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"
    --6 is a kind of agreement, accord
  7. residential district, residential area, community - a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
    --7 is a kind of district, territory, territorial dominion, dominion
    --7 has parts: housing development; housing estate
    --7 has particulars:
     uptown; suburb, suburbia, suburban area; exurbia; tenement district; warren, rabbit warren; Georgetown; Greenwich Village, Village
  8. community, biotic community - (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other
    --8 is a kind of group, grouping
    --8 has particulars: biome
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