noun (in Britain)
a home provided by a local authority for children who cannot remain with parents or relatives, or be placed with foster parents
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.
noun 1. public-health services targeted to a given community, often a low-income population. community medicine com·mu·ni·ty medicine (kə-myōō’nĭ-tē) n. Public health services emphasizing preventive medicine and epidemiology for members of a given community or region.