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English noun: community

1. community (group) a group of people living in a particular local area


SamplesThe team is drawn from all parts of the community.


Broader (hypernym)assemblage, gathering


Narrower (hyponym)Aleut, Circassian, convent, crossroads, hamlet, horde, house, Islam Nation, Islamic Ummah, Muslim Ummah, neighborhood, neighbourhood, parish, settlement, small town, speech community, Umma, Ummah, village


Instance hyponymAchomawi, Akwa'ala, Inca, Inka, Kechua, Quechua, Xhosa, Zulu

2. community (possession) common ownership


SamplesThey shared a community of possessions.


Broader (hypernym)ownership

3. community (group) a group of nations having common interests


SamplesThey hoped to join the NATO community.


Broader (hypernym)global organization, international organisation, international organization, world organisation, world organization

4. community (state) agreement as to goals


SamplesThe preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests.


Synonymscommunity of interests


Broader (hypernym)accord, agreement

5. community (location) a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences


Synonymsresidential area, residential district


Broader (hypernym)district, dominion, territorial dominion, territory


Narrower (hyponym)exurbia, planned community, rabbit warren, suburb, suburban area, suburbia, tenement district, uptown, warren


Instance hyponymGeorgetown, Greenwich Village, Village


Part holonymhousing development, housing estate

6. community (group) (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other


Synonymsbiotic community


Broader (hypernym)group, grouping


Narrower (hyponym)biome


Domain categorybionomics, ecology, environmental science









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