part of speech: noun

inflections: communities

definition 1: a particular area where a group of people live.

  • A new store opened next to the school in my community.
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definition 2: a group of people who live close together or have shared interests.

  • The scientific community was excited about the new discovery.

synonyms: folk, group, people, society

definition 3: all the plants and animals that live together in the same area.

  • The animals in a forest community need trees for food and shelter.