Community and Village


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Community noun – The people living in a particular area.
Usage example: the whole community rallied to the aid of the family who had lost its home

Village is a synonym for community in place topic. In some cases you can use "Village" instead the word "Community" as a noun or an adjective, when it comes to topics like colony, locale.
Nearby Words: communion, commune, communal, communist, communistic
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Village noun – A community of people smaller than a town.
Community is a synonym for village in people topic. You can use "Community" instead the word "Village" as a noun or an adjective, if it concerns topics such as place, colony, locale.
Nearby Words: villa, villager
Synonyms for Village

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  • Unlike most examples, this is a benevolent version, as it helps people find their true place in the community — for example, Mentor becomes the village schoolteacher.
  • Kangaroo Court A non-series mystery novel by Ellery Queen, The Glass Village, has a murder that takes place in an extremely small community.
  • Series / Glue Close-Knit Community: the small farming village of Overton is a seemingly idyllic place whose inhabitants all know each other.
    Source: Series / Glue
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