community noun definition in Belonging to society topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

community

 noun: Belonging to society topic
[singular] all the people who live in a particular area, country, etc. when talked about as a group The local community was shocked by the murders. health workers based in the community (= working with people in a local area) the international community (= the countries of the world as a group) good community relations with the police (North American English) community parks/libraries (= paid for by the local town/city)

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