Black community leaders picketed the office of then-Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau.
Other community leaders quickly became involved, citing freedom-of-speech issues.
We have brought affordable housing, community centers and healthcare clinics to those that need it most.
And while Jewell is a veteran of Mobil Oil, she is much closer to a community organizer than a hard-charging boss.
But the thugs are numerous enough to be part of the warp and woof of the community.
That could be proved in most any community in the Blue Ridge.
These meetings were productive of great good to the community and to individuals.
As for Rick, the community would have nothing to do with him.
It does not sacrifice itself for any one of them in particular, but only for the community.
Their enterprise, energy, and thrift made them natural leaders in the community.
late 14c., from Old French comunité "community, commonness, everybody" (Modern French communauté), from Latin communitatem (nominative communitas) "community, society, fellowship, friendly intercourse; courtesy, condescension, affability," from communis "common, public, general, shared by all or many," (see common (adj.)). Latin communitatem "was merely a noun of quality ... meaning 'fellowship, community of relations or feelings,' but in med.L. it was, like universitas, used concretely in the sense of 'a body of fellows or fellow-townsmen' " [OED].
An Old English word for "community" was gemænscipe "community, fellowship, union, common ownership," from mæne "common, public, general," probably composed from the same PIE roots as communis. Community service as a criminal sentence is recorded from 1972, American English. Community college is recorded from 1959.
A group of organisms or populations living and interacting with one another in a particular environment. The organisms in a community affect each other's abundance, distribution, and evolutionary adaptation. Depending on how broadly one views the interaction between organisms, a community can be small and local, as in a pond or tree, or regional or global, as in a biome.