community


community
com·mu·ni·ty n pl -ties
1: the people who live in a particular place or region and usu. are linked by some common interests
2 a: the mass of community property owned by a husband and wife
a spouse may not...lease to a third person his undivided interest in the community or in particular things of the communityLouisiana Civil Code
b: the entity created upon the marriage of a husband and wife for the purposes of ownership of property in community property states
an agreement terminating the community see also community property at property, regime

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

community
I noun body, body politic, borough, citizenry, city, civilization, civitas, commonalty, commonwealth, commune, group, inhabitants, kinship, locality, municipality, neighborhood, partnership, people, polity, populace, population, respublica, society, town associated concepts: community estate, community interest, community of right or interest, community property II index body (collection), civic, coalition, constituency, contact (association), denomination, joint, organization (association), populace, population, public (open), public, society, sodality

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


community
n.
(1) A locality or the people who live in it.
(2) A group of people who share a religion, profession, or other characteristic.
(3) A group of states or nations with common interests.
(4) The sense of fellowship that comes from sharing a home, interests, or characteristics.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


community
n.
1 A group of people living together or in the same locality or who share interests or a sense of identity.
2 The area, district, locality, neighborhood, or vicinity where a group of people lives.
@ marital community
A married couple in a community property state.
@ community notification law
@ community of interest
n. A common grievance, interest, or other similarity among a group of people that justifies treating them as a class for legal purposes.
See also action.
@ community property
n. In a community property state, the income and property acquired by a couple during the course of their marriage, except for the income or property obtained solely by one of them by gift or inheritance.
@ community property state
n. A state in which income or property acquired by a husband or wife during the course of their marriage, except for the income or property obtained solely by one of them by gift or inheritance, is community property.
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Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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