In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(people in a locality)comunidad feminine
- Historically, the family has been the basic social unit of the community.
- You have a responsibility to the community to uphold responsible journalism.
- 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.
- 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 group is made up of youth members who aim to make an impact on the community by organising social and fundraising events.
- Addressing TB as a public health issue has evoked a very generous response from the community at large.
- Isn't it your responsibility to ensure the community receives value for money?
- 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.
- She took her responsibilities to serve the community seriously and now she's gone.
- They taught the young ones how to behave, about values in the community.
- This is the plain answer to any who might query the responsibility of the community in the matter.
- The aim is to help these people to establish themselves as valued members of the community.
- Nixon suggested that this would allow for a yearly review of the organization's value to the community.
- Interventions shown to be effective in secondary care may therefore have limited value in the community.
- Young people were encouraged to be responsible members of the community at a workshop.
- Such reductions can come without increasing efficiency but at a social cost to the community.
- There are people who are dangerous to society, who the community will want to keep locked up.
- We should do whatever we can to make sure their work is valued in the community.
1.2(society at large)the community — la comunidad
- community services — servicios comunitarios
2.1(large grouping)comunidad femininecolectividad femininethe German community in Madrid — la comunidad / colectividad / colonia alemana de Madrid
- the city's black community — la población / comunidad negra de la ciudad
- We are determined to stand together and support the Jewish community.
- The business community has expressed interest in the project, Mullen said.
- Frank was very well known in the farming community due to his cattle haulage business.
- Being part of the community of nations carries with it certain responsibilities.
- These figures do not take into account a growing lesbian and gay Internet community.
- One of the growing trends in hotel art programs is to focus on the local art community.
- The Jain community will coming together to make this event a big success.
- 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 local legal community had turned out in record numbers to see their own do battle.
- Leaders of the Protestant/unionist community need to make this a little more clear.
- She called for the Asian and white communities to pull together and support her.
- All of the doubts of the scientific and intelligence community were kept from the public.
- The existence of a single currency will remove exchange-rate conversions when money moves across national boundaries within the Community.
- 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.
- 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.
- If he makes the team, he could perk up interest in the area's large Hispanic community.
- The party has perceived Britain as belonging to a community of nations with common interests and values.
- The mercantile and trading community might thus share power with other interests.
- I know I've been a responsible member of the African-American, gay, and entertainment communities.
- Herself and Martin were members of the local farming community during their years in the Robeen area.
- It set a new tone about the business community and unions working together from a different perspective.
- In writing this book, I am aware of the likely responses of the community of sociologists.
- We do need a strong community of European nations where matters of common interest can be addressed.
2.2(people living together)comuna femininea religious community — una comunidad religiosa
- Monasticism was introduced into Anglo-Saxon England by Augustine of Canterbury, himself a monk, the first community being St Augustine's, Canterbury.
- In 1987 Father Cyril was appointed as a founding member of the new community of St Bede's at the Bar Convent in York.
- Once a year I spend a weekend at a Buddhist monastery populated by a community of monks and nuns.
- 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.
- It is the only Benedictine community for nuns in Ireland and is experiencing a serious decline in vocations.
- These physical prayer devices are very common in Tibetan Buddhist communities.
- On the eve of the 1848 revolution Cabet was involved in plans to set up an experimental community in Texas.
- 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.
- By the early eleventh century the community of St Cuthbert owned extensive estates in northern Britain between the Tweed and the Tees.
- 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.
- 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.
- These mixed communities supported a community largely made up of suspension feeders.
- In the natural environment, however, plants grow in communities and it is under these conditions that the root proliferation response has evolved.
3Politics(budget/law) (before noun) comunitariothe community / the Community — la Comunidad (Europea)
4formal(mutuality)comunidad femininecommunity of goods/interest — comunidad de bienes/intereses
- They are bound by no community of interest, and their claims are not capable of being ascertained by any common system of valuation.
- There is a real community of interests here, if only both sides would see it.
- We may share a community of interest, but we have little else in common with America.
- He understood that the country and Nazi Germany shared a community of aims.
- Australia does not share only a community of values with the United States.
- Property represented a problem for medieval economic thinkers because both scripture and natural law sanctioned the community of goods.
- It is religious belief, religious practice (ritual), and community of goods that holds them together.
- 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.
- We need this community of interest to be based on and a part of sound, equitable decision making.
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