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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Usage statistics for the noun community:

spoken English32.55%written English67.45% conversational speech5.88%task-oriented speech94.12% imaginative writing6.07%informational writing93.93%

Community is sometimes a misspelling of communicate.

The word community and its family (communities) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun community

What does community mean as a name of something?

Community is one of the top 100 most common nouns. It is used mostly in informational writing, being one of the top 100 most common nouns in informational written English.

noun - plural: communities

  1. a group of people living in a particular local area
    • example: the team is drawn from all parts of the community
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic words: assemblage / gathering = a group of persons together in one place
    • more specific terms:
    • instances:
      • Achomawi = a community of Native Americans who speak a Hokan language and live in northeastern California
      • Akwa'ala = a community of Native Americans who speak a Hokan language and live in Baja California
      • Inca / Inka = the small group of Quechua living in the Cuzco Valley in Peru who established hegemony over their neighbors in order to create an empire that lasted from about 1100 until the Spanish conquest in the early 1530s
      • Quechua / Kechua = a community of South American Indians in Peru who were formerly the ruling class of the Incan Empire
      • Xhosa = a community of Negroid people in southern South Africa
      • Zulu = a community of Negroid people in eastern South Africa
  2. a group of people having a religion, ethnic, profession, or other particular characteristic in common
    • examples: he was well known throughout the Catholic community | the news spread rapidly through the medical community | they formed a community of scientists
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic word: people = any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively
  3. common ownership
    • example: they shared a community of possessions
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • more generic word: ownership = the relation of an owner to the thing possessed
  4. a group of nations having common interests
  5. agreement as to goals
    • example: the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonym of community: community of interests
    • more generic words: accord / agreement = harmony of people's opinions or actions or characters
  6. a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
  7. (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other

Alternative definition of the noun community

noun

  1. Group of people sharing a common understanding who reveal themselves by using the same language, manners, tradition and law. (see civilization).
  2. Commune or residential/religious collective.
  3. The condition of having certain attitudes and interests in common.
  4. [ecology] A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other.
  5. (Virtual) A group of people interacting by electronic means for social, professional, educational or other purposes. (see virtual_community).

Specialised definition of the noun community

Glossary of biology

assembly of populations of different species of living organisms (quite often interdependent on and interacting with each other) within a specified location in space and time (1992. Selected Terms and Acronyms. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs, Washington D.C.)

Glossary of sports

a group of people who live and work in a district (2006. Dictionary of Sport and Exercise Science. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Films

  1. Community is an American television sitcom created by Dan Harmon that premiered on NBC on September 17, 2009.
    • also known as Zajednica, コミ・カレ!!, コミュニティー, Kopiena, 废柴联盟
    • begun on (5 years ago)
    • 97 episodes of 22 or 30 minutes each, in 6 seasons
    • country: United States of America
    • created by Dan Harmon
    • regular cast:
      • Joel McHale as Jeff Winger since
      • Gillian Jacobs as Britta Perry since
      • Danny Pudi as Abed Nadir since
      • Yvette Nicole Brown as Shirley Bennett since
      • Alison Brie as Annie Edison since
      • Chevy Chase as Pierce Hawthorne between and (3 years and 7 months)
      • Donald Glover as Troy Barnes between and (4 years and 4 months)
      • Ken Jeong as Señor Ben Chang since
      • Jim Rash as Dean Craig Pelton since
      • Paget Brewster as Francesca "Frankie" Dart since
      • Keith David as Elroy Patashnik since
    • genres: Comedy-drama, Sitcom, Comedy
    • some of the awards:
        • ADG Excellence In Production Design Award - Episode Of A Half Hour Single Camera Television Series (For episode "Basic Rocket Science") nomination for Robert W. Joseph, Derek R. Hill, Denise Pizzini Robinson
        • Teen Choice Award for Choice TV: Breakout Star Male nomination for Ken Jeong
        • Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Breakout Show
        • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series nomination for Justin Lin
        • Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film nomination for Donald Glover
        • Satellite Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy nomination for NBC
        • Satellite Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy nomination for Joel McHale
        • People's Choice Award for Favorite TV Guest Star nomination for Betty White
        • Satellite Award for Best Television Release (the Complete Second Season) nomination for Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
        • TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
        • TCA Award for Individual Achievement in Comedy nomination for Danny Pudi
        • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series (Modern Warfare) nomination for Justin Lin
        • Satellite Award for Best Television Release (Community: the Complete Second Season), received by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
        • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation (Abed's Uncontrollable Christmas), received by Drew Hodges
        • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series ("Remedial Chaos Theory") nomination for Chris McKenna
        • Satellite Award for Best Television Series – Musical or Comedy nomination for NBC
        • Satellite Award for Best Actor - Television Series Musical or Comedy nomination for Joel McHale
        • ADG Excellence In Production Design Award - Episode Of A Half Hour Single Camera Television Series (Episode: Pillows and Blankets) nomination for Denise Pizzini Robinson
        • TCA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
        • Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation, Short Form (Episode: Remedial Chaos Theory) nomination for Jeff Melman, Dan Harmon, Chris McKenna
        • NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (NBC) nomination for Donald Glover
        • Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Comedy Series Or A Variety Program nomination for Casey O'Neill
    • official website: www.nbc.com/community-show
  2. "Community" a.k.a. "Bara-Dari" is a 1955 musical romance film written by Ehsan Rizvi and directed by K. Amarnath.

Writings

"Community" is a book by Elizabeth Clare Prophet.

  • subjects: Spirituality, Religion, New Age

Music

  1. "Community" is a musical album of Mazi Namvar.
    • also known as Community Remixed
    • released in (14 years ago)
  2. "Community" is a musical EP of Ali Barter.
    • released on
  3. "Community" is a musical album of State of Art.
    • released in (24 years ago)
  4. "Community" is a musical EP of Hawnay Troof.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  5. "Community" is a composition.

Group

Community is a musical group.

  • albums: "Unity", "Over Like a Fat Rat '95"

Business

  1. Community is a record label.
  2. Community is a record label.

Place

Community: A community is a division of land in Wales that forms the lowest tier of local government in Wales. Welsh communities are analogous to civil parishes in England.

Miscellanea

  1. Community: In ecology, a community or biocoenosis is an assemblage or associations of populations of two or more different species occupying the same geographical area and in a particular time. The term community has a variety of uses. In its simplest form it refers to groups of organisms in a specific place or time, for example, "the fish community of Lake Ontario before industrialization".
    • also known as Community ecology
  2. Community: The sixth season of the television comedy series Community will premiere on Yahoo! Screen in early 2015 and will consist of 13 episodes. Yahoo! announced in June 2014 that it had picked up the series for a sixth season after NBC had canceled the series in May 2014.
  3. Community is a UK trade union representing workers in the iron and steel, domestic appliance manufacturing, clothing, textiles, footwear and betting industries as well as workers in voluntary organisations, workshops for visually impaired and disabled people, community-care providers and housing associations. Community has merged or transferred engagements with a number of smaller unions, some of which have become sections within Community. These include the National League of the Blind and Disabled, the National Union of Domestic Appliance and General Operatives, the Knitwear, Footwear and Apparel Trades, the British Union of Social Work Employees and most recently the Prison Service Union.
  4. Community a.k.a. Community - Season 5: The fifth season of the television comedy series Community premiered on January 2, 2014, and concluded on April 17, 2014. The season consists of 13 episodes and aired on NBC on Thursdays at 8:00 pm ET as part of the network's "Comedy Night Done Right". The season features the return of series creator Dan Harmon as showrunner, as well as the exit of cast members Donald Glover and Chevy Chase from the series. John Oliver returned as Ian Duncan after a two-year hiatus. Jonathan Banks made his introduction to the series as Buzz Hickey, a criminology professor.
  5. Community a.k.a. Community - Season 1: The first season of the television comedy series Community originally aired from September 17, 2009 on NBC to May 20, 2010 in the United States. The first three episodes aired at 9:30 pm ET before being moved to 8:00 pm ET. The show was picked up for 22 episodes in October 2009, and an additional 3 episodes were ordered later.
  6. Community a.k.a. Community - Season 2: The second season of the television comedy series Community premiered on September 23, 2010 and concluded on May 12, 2011, on NBC. The season consists of 24 episodes and aired on Thursdays at 8:00 pm ET as part of Comedy Night Done Right.
  7. Community a.k.a. Community - Season 4: The fourth season of the television comedy series Community premiered on February 7, 2013 and concluded on May 9, 2013. The season consists of 13 episodes and aired on NBC on Thursdays at 8:00 pm ET as part of the network's "Comedy Night Done Right" programming block.
  8. Community a.k.a. Community - Season 3: The third season of the television comedy series Community premiered on September 22, 2011 and concluded on May 17, 2012 on NBC. The season consists of 22 episodes and aired on Thursdays at 8:00 pm ET as part of the network's "Comedy Night Done Right" programming block.
  9. Community: A community is an administrative division found in Belgium, Canada, Greece, Iceland, Wales, and the League of Nations Class A mandates.
  10. Community is an educational institution, school.
  11. Community is a 2013 Telly Award winning ad, created by Radish Creative Group for Molina Healthcare.
    • award: - Telly Award for Regional TV & Multi-Market Cable Commercial - Health and Wellness, received by MOLINA HEALTHCARE INC
  12. Community is a 2013 Telly Award winning ad, created by Oklahoma City Community College for Oklahoma City Community College.
  13. The community of this transition initative.

Phrases with Community

Phrases starting with the word Community:

  1. Community Card
  2. community chest
  3. Community Nurse
  4. Community Owned
  5. Community-Built
  6. community center
  7. Community spirit
  8. community college
  9. community service

Phrases ending with the word Community:

  1. legal community
  2. biotic community
  3. Nudist community
  4. speech community
  5. bedroom community
  6. islamic community
  7. medical community
  8. planned community
  9. Virtual community
  10. Anglican Community
  11. business community

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Community

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Google previewSociology For Nurses (2010)

by Clement I.

Lundberg: Community is a human population living within limited geographic area and carrying on a common interdependent life. Karl Mannheim: Community is any circle of people who live together and belong together in such a way they do not...

Google previewInnovative Learning for Leadership Development (2015)

New Directions for Student Leadership, Number 145 by Julie E. Owen

Naıve The community is a place to be engaged in activities. Students...

Reciprocal The community is a resource to empower and be empowered by.

Generative The community is an interdependent resource with potential and possibilities.

Google previewSustainable Urban Neighbourhood (2010)

by David Rudlin, Nicholas Falk

To listen to planners and politicians one could be forgiven for thinking that community is a homogeneous concept and local...

Google previewCommunity Practice (2011)

Theories and Skills for Social Workers by David A. Hardcastle

Like many social science concepts, community is a slippery, intricate, ideological, and multifaceted summary concept covering...

Google previewPhotonics Components Monthly Newletter December 2010

The Dark Fiber Community is an online vendordirectory that mirrors the fiber ecosystem with participants ranging from fiber technology and equipment manufacturers to infrastructure providers and service vendors. INOC's participation ...

Google previewTheory of World Security (2007)

by Ken Booth

Community is a fuzzy word Like 'motherhood' and 'apple-pie', community is the sort of word we are tempted to overuse because of its positive connotations (a sense of common identity, shared interests, mutual obligations, a sense of ...

Google previewOn Study: Giorgio Agamben and Educational Potentiality (2013)

by Tyson E. Lewis

For Plato, the operative community is a kind of division of labor that assures the organic harmony/unity of the city-state.

Google previewEncyclopedia of the African Diaspora: Origins, Experiences, and Culture [3 volumes] (2008)

Origins, Experiences, and Culture by Carole Elizabeth Boyce Davies

Community. (EAC). The East African Community (EAC) is a re- gional intergovernmental organization of the republics of Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania . Its major objective is to promote socioeconomic cooperation between member countries.

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Quotes about Community

The nation is a community. Community of individuals, community of generations. (Aleksander Kwasniewski)
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Scrabble value of C3O1M3M3U1N1I1T1Y4

The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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