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communalism a theory or system of government in which local communities or communes have virtual autonomy within a loose federation. [2 definitions]
communalize to make (something) the property of the community; convert to public property.
communal taint in India, the perception of a person or political body being strongly tied to or influenced by a particular cultural or religious community and thus not committed to values of secularism and unity.
commune1 to be in close or intimate communication. [2 definitions]
commune2 a group of people living together as a community, working collectively on land owned in common or by a government. [3 definitions]
communicable capable of being communicated or transmitted.
communicant a church member who takes, or is entitled to take, Communion. [2 definitions]
communicate to impart. [4 definitions]
communication the transferring of messages or exchanging of information or ideas. [3 definitions]
communicative disposed or tending to communicate readily and well.
communion an act or instance of intimate communication or sharing. [3 definitions]
communiqué an official announcement or bulletin, esp. from a government.
communism the theory of a classless social system in which all property and means of production are owned in common; socialist theory deriving from the works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. [3 definitions]
communist one who advocates communism. [4 definitions]
Communist Manifesto a pamphlet, written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels and published in 1848, in which the principles of modern communism are outlined.
Communist party a national political party, usu. affiliated internationally with similar parties, that supports or advocates communism, esp. as developed by Marx and Engels.
community a well-defined area, such as a town or area of a town, where people live together under one government. [5 definitions]
community center one or more buildings serving a community or neighborhood as a meeting place for social, educational, athletic, or other activities.
community chest a fund made up of private contributions collected for distribution to local charitable, welfare, and service organizations.
community college a junior college primarily serving, and often funded by, its local community.
community property property acquired by a husband, wife, or both together that is legally regarded as being owned by them jointly.