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gemein +‎ -schaft

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Gemeinschaft f (genitive Gemeinschaft, plural Gemeinschaften)

  1. community, collective
  2. (sociology) A type of society, typically homogeneous, largely based on kinship and organic social ties, as well as having a moral cohesion often founded on common religious sentiment. (See "Gemeinschaft" in Abercrombie, N.; Hill, S.; & Turner, B. S. [1988]. The Penguin Dictionary of Sociology, Second Edition. New York: Penguin Books.)

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