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Definition of Community

Community

  1. Common possession or enjoyment; participation; as, a community of goods.
  2. A body of people having common rights, privileges, or interests, or living in the same place under the same laws and regulations; as, a community of monks. Hence a number of animals living in a common home or with some apparent association of interests.
  3. Society at large; a commonwealth or state; a body politic; the public, or people in general.
  4. Common character; likeness.
  5. Commonness; frequency.

Community Quotations

An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

One who breaks an unjust law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for law.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.
Aristotle

I submit that an individual who breaks the law that conscience tells him is unjust and willingly accepts the penalty by staying in jail to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the very highest respect for law.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated, journalism keeps us in touch with the ignorance of the community.
Oscar Wilde
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Community Translations

community in Dutch is gemeente, gemeenschap
community in Finnish is kunta
community in German is Gemeinde, Gemeinsamkeit, Gemeinschaft
community in Portuguese is comunidade
community in Spanish is comunidad, municipio

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