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[n] (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other
[n] the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread rapidly through the medical community"
[n] a group of people living in a particular local area; "the team is drawn from all parts of the community"
[n] 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"
[n] a group of nations having common interests; "they hoped to join the NATO community"
[n] a district where people live; occupied primarily by private residences
[n] common ownership; "they shared a community of possessions"
[n] agreement as to goals; "the preachers and the bootleggers found they had a community of interests"
[adj] belonging to and maintained by and for the local community; "community parks"

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