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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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community

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 79 words.

in the sense of ‘a place considered together with its inhabitants’ has given rise to attributive uses such as community

community

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 78 words.

in the sense ‘a place considered together with its inhabitants’ has given rise to attributive uses such as community police

community

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 259 words.

1 Community is such a vogue word to refer to ‘a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common’, e.g. ...

community card

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 7 words.

noun = community services card.

community work

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 26 words.

noun a non-custodial sentence requiring offenders to do supervised unpaid work in the community for a designated number of hours

community

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 558 words.

banditti, bitty, chitty, city, committee, ditty, gritty, intercity, kitty, megacity, nitty-gritty, Pitti, pity, pretty, shitty, slitty, smriti, spitty,

community

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 555 words.

banditti, bitty, chitty, city, committee, ditty, gritty, intercity, kitty, nitty-gritty, Pitti, pity, pretty, shitty, slitty, smriti, spitty, titty,

international community

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 188 words.

This expression has found favour in recent years with politicians and journalists, and one can see why. It is a

international community

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 188 words.

This expression has found favour in recent years with politicians and journalists, and one can see why. It is a

speech community

Sylvia Chalker and Edmund Weiner.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 1998; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 12 words.

Any social or geographical group sharing roughly the same language.

speech community

Bas Aarts.

in The Oxford Dictionary of English Grammar

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

Sociolinguistics. Any social or geographical group sharing roughly the same language.

community detention

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 20 words.

noun a judicial sentence requiring an offender to comply with an electronically monitored curfew imposed by the court.

Community Karitane

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 24 words.

noun a nurse employed by the Plunket Society who visits mothers and families in their homes or on marae (

community magistrate

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 43 words.

noun a layperson appointed to hear minor criminal cases in a District Court. 2003 nz herald Because the maximum penalty

community wage

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

noun a former short-lived term for the unemployment benefit (1998–2000).

snuffling community n.

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 61 words.

prostitutes, seen collectively.

1709 N. Ward Compleat and Humorous Account of Remarkable Clubs (1756) 25: On purpose to

community services card

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 21 words.

noun a card entitling low to middle income earners to reduced charges for certain health services and prescriptions.

periodic detention

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 9 words.

noun a former term for community work.

Polynesianise

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 9 words.

verb introduce Polynesian elements to (a community etc.).

Joseph Wood Krutch (1893–1970)

Edited by W. F. Bynum and Roy Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of Scientific Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 163 words.

We must be part not only of the human community, but of the whole community; we must acknowledge some sort