a field within public health concerned with the study and improvement of the health of biological communities
Community health tends to focus on geographic areas rather than people with shared characteristics.
- Community home
noun (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) community home with education on the premises, CHE
- Community hospital
noun a local general hospital, esp. for short-term patient care Examples Most babies are born at the community hospital.
- Community language
plural noun 1. a language spoken by members of a minority group or community within a majority language context
- Community leader
noun a socially and/or politically prominent and respected member of a community Examples Community leaders met to discuss state taxes.