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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 com·mu·ni·ty /kəˈmjunəti/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 com·mu·ni·ty /kəˈmjunətɪ/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology

 社區 族群

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Com·mu·ni·ty n.; pl. Communities
 1. Common possession or enjoyment; participation; as, a community of goods.
    The original community of all things.   --Locke.
    An unreserved community of thought and feeling.   --W. Irving.
 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.
    Creatures that in communities exist.   --Wordsworth.
 3. Society at large; a commonwealth or state; a body politic; the public, or people in general.
    Burdens upon the poorer classes of the community.   --Hallam.
 Note:In this sense, the term should be used with the definite article; as, the interests of the community.
 4. Common character; likeness. [R.]
    The essential community of nature between organic growth and inorganic growth.   --H. Spencer.
 5. Commonness; frequency. [Obs.]
    Eyes . . . sick and blunted with community.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a group of people living in a particular local area; "the
           team is drawn from all parts of the community"
      2: 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
      3: common ownership; "they shared a community of possessions"
      4: a group of nations having common interests; "they hoped to
         join the NATO community"
      5: the body of people in a learned occupation; "the news spread
         rapidly through the medical community" [syn: profession]
      6: agreement as to goals; "the preachers and the bootleggers
         found they had a community of interests" [syn: community
         of interests]
      7: a district where people live; occupied primarily by private
         residences [syn: residential district, residential area]
      8: (ecology) a group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the
         same region and interacting with each other [syn: biotic