Translation of community in Spanish:

community

comunidad, n.

Pronunciation /kəˈmjunədi/ /kəˈmjuːnɪti/

nounplural communities

  • 1

    • 1.1(people in a locality)

      comunidad feminine
      • Isn't it your responsibility to ensure the community receives value for money?
      • Historically, the family has been the basic social unit of the community.
      • They taught the young ones how to behave, about values in the community.
      • The aim is to help these people to establish themselves as valued members of the community.
      • The judge said she could have gone to prison if anybody had been hurt but her job was of value to the community and her behaviour had been out of character.
      • The government's position is that helping the needy is a moral responsibility of the community itself and not just of the state.
      • The loss of the independent retailer dominated market also has a marked effect upon the social structure of the community.
      • Such reductions can come without increasing efficiency but at a social cost to the community.
      • Interventions shown to be effective in secondary care may therefore have limited value in the community.
      • We should do whatever we can to make sure their work is valued in the community.
      • This is the plain answer to any who might query the responsibility of the community in the matter.
      • Nixon suggested that this would allow for a yearly review of the organization's value to the community.
      • The group is made up of youth members who aim to make an impact on the community by organising social and fundraising events.
      • She took her responsibilities to serve the community seriously and now she's gone.
      • You have a responsibility to the community to uphold responsible journalism.
      • There are people who are dangerous to society, who the community will want to keep locked up.
      • The protection of plants and animals should be the responsibility of the community.
      • It gives the police a more social role and forces the community, too, to take some responsibility.
      • Young people were encouraged to be responsible members of the community at a workshop.
      • Addressing TB as a public health issue has evoked a very generous response from the community at large.

    • 1.2(society at large)

      the community la comunidad
      • community services servicios comunitarios

  • 2

    • 2.1(large grouping)

      comunidad feminine
      colectividad feminine
      the German community in Madrid la comunidad / colectividad / colonia alemana de Madrid
      • the city's black community la población / comunidad negra de la ciudad
      • The party has perceived Britain as belonging to a community of nations with common interests and values.
      • We do need a strong community of European nations where matters of common interest can be addressed.
      • Being part of the community of nations carries with it certain responsibilities.
      • The role of the European Parliament is to adopt the Community budget, amend and approve legislative proposals in conjunction with the Council, and to investigate complaints of maladministration.
      • The existence of a single currency will remove exchange-rate conversions when money moves across national boundaries within the Community.
      • All of the doubts of the scientific and intelligence community were kept from the public.
      • I know I've been a responsible member of the African-American, gay, and entertainment communities.
      • These figures do not take into account a growing lesbian and gay Internet community.
      • Leaders of the Protestant/unionist community need to make this a little more clear.
      • Frank was very well known in the farming community due to his cattle haulage business.
      • In writing this book, I am aware of the likely responses of the community of sociologists.
      • The mercantile and trading community might thus share power with other interests.
      • It set a new tone about the business community and unions working together from a different perspective.
      • She called for the Asian and white communities to pull together and support her.
      • We are determined to stand together and support the Jewish community.
      • Claims that Manchester is becoming a segregated society - in which white, black and Asian communities are living separate lives - have been dismissed.
      • According to Natasha, he was popular in the Albanian community and had many friends in Bristol and Oxford.
      • The Jain community will coming together to make this event a big success.
      • If he makes the team, he could perk up interest in the area's large Hispanic community.
      • Herself and Martin were members of the local farming community during their years in the Robeen area.
      • The local legal community had turned out in record numbers to see their own do battle.
      • One of the growing trends in hotel art programs is to focus on the local art community.
      • It was the first fully indigenous feature to come out of Winnipeg and was inspirational to the local film community.
      • Mr Erridge said Callum had befriended the local motorcycling community as he enjoyed riding on the back of his dad's bike.
      • The business community has expressed interest in the project, Mullen said.

    • 2.2(people living together)

      comuna feminine
      a religious community una comunidad religiosa
      • Once a year I spend a weekend at a Buddhist monastery populated by a community of monks and nuns.
      • They wanted to build a closed community where they could practise polygamy away from prying eyes.
      • Paula expended her inheritance on building and supporting the twin communities and led her community of women with sensitivity and humility.
      • These physical prayer devices are very common in Tibetan Buddhist communities.
      • By the early eleventh century the community of St Cuthbert owned extensive estates in northern Britain between the Tweed and the Tees.
      • In 1987 Father Cyril was appointed as a founding member of the new community of St Bede's at the Bar Convent in York.
      • Monasticism was introduced into Anglo-Saxon England by Augustine of Canterbury, himself a monk, the first community being St Augustine's, Canterbury.
      • It is the only Benedictine community for nuns in Ireland and is experiencing a serious decline in vocations.
      • The nineteenth and twentieth centuries have seen a number of communitarian anarchist experimental communities in which a substantial effort was made to live out the ideals of the doctrine.
      • On the eve of the 1848 revolution Cabet was involved in plans to set up an experimental community in Texas.

    • 2.3Ecology

      colonia feminine
      • In the natural environment, however, plants grow in communities and it is under these conditions that the root proliferation response has evolved.
      • The park's current flora is analyzed by habitat and four plant communities are described and discussed.
      • The members of this family are relatively common in Carboniferous faunal communities.
      • These mixed communities supported a community largely made up of suspension feeders.
      • A similar picture is seen in the Silurian, with five communities inhabiting the same area and forming concentric belts parallel to what was then the shoreline.

  • 3

    Politics
    (budget/law) (before noun) comunitario
    the community / the Community la Comunidad (Europea)
  • 4formal

    (mutuality)
    comunidad feminine
    community of goods/interest comunidad de bienes/intereses
    • There is a real community of interests here, if only both sides would see it.
    • He understood that the country and Nazi Germany shared a community of aims.
    • Under this part a group is a group that shares a distinct community of interest.
    • We tend to believe our immediate relatives and friends, we share a community of credibility.
    • Australia does not share only a community of values with the United States.
    • We need this community of interest to be based on and a part of sound, equitable decision making.
    • They are bound by no community of interest, and their claims are not capable of being ascertained by any common system of valuation.
    • We may share a community of interest, but we have little else in common with America.
    • It is religious belief, religious practice (ritual), and community of goods that holds them together.
    • Property represented a problem for medieval economic thinkers because both scripture and natural law sanctioned the community of goods.