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subcommunity

[suhb-kuh-myoo-ni-tee, suhb-kuh-myoo-] /ˈsʌb kəˌmyu nɪ ti, ˌsʌb kəˈmyu-/
noun, plural subcommunities.
1.
a self-contained community usually within the suburbs of a large urban area.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; sub- + community
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  • The subcommunity has a high percentage of naturalized areas, but a smaller amount of developed park land and playgrounds.
  • Again, it should be noted that these effectiveness ranges do not account for subcommunity differences.

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