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community

  

      n   pl   , -ties  
1   
a    the people living in one locality  
b    the locality in which they live  
c    (as modifier)  
community spirit     
2    a group of people having cultural, religious, ethnic, or other characteristics in common  
the Protestant community     
3    a group of nations having certain interests in common  
4    the public in general; society  
5    common ownership or participation  
6    similarity or agreement  
community of interests     
7    (in Wales since 1974 and Scotland since 1975) the smallest unit of local government; a subdivision of a district  
8      (Ecology)   a group of interdependent plants and animals inhabiting the same region and interacting with each other through food and other relationships  
     (C14: from Latin communitas, from communis common)  


closed community  
      n     (Ecology)   a plant community that does not allow for further colonization, all the available niches being occupied  
community association  
      n   (in Britain) an organization of people and groups working for the common good of a neighbourhood, usually operating under a written constitution registered with the Charity Commissioners  
community care  
      n     (Social welfare)  
1    help available to persons living in their own homes, rather than services provided in residential institutions  
2    the policy of transferring responsibility for people in need from large, often isolated, state institutions to their relatives and local welfare agencies  
community centre  
      n   a building used by members of a community for social gatherings, educational activities, etc.  
community charge  
      n   (formerly in Britain) a flat-rate charge paid by each adult in a community to their local authority in place of rates,   (Also called)    poll tax  
community chest  
      n     (U.S)   a fund raised by voluntary contribution for local welfare activities  
community college  
      n  
1      (Brit)      another term for       village college  
2      (Chiefly U.S. and Canadian)   a nonresidential college offering two-year courses of study  
3      (N.Z.)   an adult education college with trade classes  
community council  
      n   (in Scotland and Wales) an independent voluntary local body set up to attend to local interests and organize community activities  
community education  
      n   the provision of a wide range of educational and special interest courses and activities by a local authority  
community home  
      n     (in Britain)  
1    a home provided by a local authority for children who cannot remain with parents or relatives, or be placed with foster parents  
2    a boarding school for young offenders,   (Former name)    approved school     (Formal name)    community home with education on the premises     (Abbrev.)    CHE  
Community of Sovereign Republics  
      n   a political and economic union formed in 1996 by Russia and Belarus  
community policing  
      n   the assigning of the same one or two policemen to a particular area so that they become familiar with the residents and the residents with them, as a way of reducing crime  
Community Programme  
      n   a government scheme to provide temporary work for people unemployed for over a year,   (Abbrev.)    CP      See also       STEP       TOPS       YOP       YTS  
community relations  
      pl n  
1    the particular state of affairs in an area where potentially conflicting ethnic, religious, cultural, political, or linguistic groups live together  
community relations in this neighbourhood were strained before the riots     
2   
a    social engineering or mediating work with conflicting groups  
he spent ten years in community relations     
b    (as modifier)  
a community-relations officer     
community school  
      n     (Brit)   a school offering some nonacademic activities related to life in a particular community and often serving as a community centre  
community service  
      n  
1    voluntary work, intended to be for the common good, usually done as part of an organized scheme  
2       See       community-service order  
community-service order  
      n   (in Britain) a court order requiring an offender over seventeen years old to do unpaid socially beneficial work under supervision instead of going to prison  
community singing  
      n   singing, esp. of hymns, by a large gathering of people  
East African Community  
      n   an association established in 1967 by Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania to promote closer economic and social ties between member states: dissolved in 1977  
European Community   , Communities  
      n      the former name (until 1993) of the       European Union     (Abbrev.)    EC  
European Economic Community  
      n   the former European common market set up by the six member states of the European Coal and Steel Community in 1957, which broadened into the European Community and was replaced in 1993 by the European Union,   (Also called)    Common Market     (Abbrev.)    EEC  
French Community  
      n   an international association consisting of France and a number of former French colonies: founded in 1958 as a successor to the French Union  
speech community  
      n   a community consisting of all the speakers of a particular language or dialect  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
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n.
a popular person in a community
n.
Work In Progress
can be used as an adjectif : this program is WIP
n.
grunt work is hard, uninteresting work
US informal
adv.
wORK REQUIRED TO RESTORE INCLUDES EMERGENT WORK.
[US] DEFFINATION
exp.
work perfectly performed
When I asked the students to do their homework, they did a bang up job.
exp.
1.act silly; 2. avoid work
[Slang]
v.
A culture of internet only jobs has coined the phrase Wirk. Wirk simply means Internet Work. Internet work is defined by job opportunities that did not exist before the rise of the internet and furthermore the work is likely to be carried out over the internet and payment received for work undertaken via the internet. Wirk describes both full time and part time internet work. Because of the nature of Wirk and the ability for anyone that has internet connection to earn money from Wirk, it is currently more likely to be a part time occupation than full time. Paid Online Questionnaires, Content Writing, Search Marketing are all examples of Wirk.
This is a term rising in popularity
n.
a group of people who decide to meet and make purchases at a local business. The aim is both to support it and to meet up with the community.
Inspired by the phenomenon of flash mobs, which refers to groups of people mobilized by social media to perform entertaining or unusual acts in public, such as choreographies
n.
A day's work ; a fixed or definite amount of work ; a work quota.
Etymology : comes from dog, the o has been change in a a. Ex.: Man does not live by money alone, where would we be without our daily darg? Alasdair Gray,. ;[Slang];[US]; Etymology : comes from dog, the o has been change in a a. Ex.: Man does not live by money alone, where would we be without our daily darg? Alasdair Gray,.
n.
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
n.
Forensic is used to describe the work of scientists who examine evidence in order to help the police solve crimes.
n.
work and operations made in drilling for maintaining petroleum or Gas wells effective
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
n.
using a lot of people (Internet users mostly) to contribute to a collective work. For example Wikipedia uses crowdsourcing
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
n.
a type of work that goes on 24 hours from 24 hours because the teams performing it are located in various time zones.
E.g: Some claim that follow-the-sun is a business failure. It can be used also as a verb (Our team follows the sun ) or as an adjective (We offer follow-the-sun business support) .
n.
to concentrate and to sacrifice
n.
free time spent taking care also of work-related tasks
formed based on "work" and "leisure"
n.
someone who works as a dishwasher
[Slang]
n.
a model or example that shows how something works
[UK] I like to read books that is a paradigm of human life because I can learn from it.
n.
United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child. UNICEF provides long-term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children and mothers in developing countries.
UNICEF is one of the members of the United Nations Development Group and its Executive Committee. Donate to help UNICEF meet the urgent needs of children. unicef.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNICEF

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