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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  
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      n   pl   , -ties  
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  
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     
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  
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  

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1    association, body politic, brotherhood, commonwealth, company, district, general public, locality, people, populace, population, public, residents, society, state  
2    affinity, agreement, identity, likeness, sameness, similarity  

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a popular person in a community
physician in charge in a SAMU medical Regulation center of evaluation of , calssification , sorting Medical Emergencies, and deciding of the prehospital best emergency care
called also Medical Regulator and different of English Medical Dispatchers who are not physicians
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
1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.
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