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closed community

n
(Environmental Science) ecology a plant community that does not allow for further colonization, all the available niches being occupied
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Probably its regular visitants, like the initiates of freemasonry, wished that there were something a little more tremendous to keep to themselves concerning it; but they were not a closed community, and many decent seniors as well as juniors occasionally turned into the billiard-room to see what was going on.
It offers an intriguing view of a closed community, but most pleasure comes from the acting, with Hadas Yaron, in the leading role, scooping the Best Actress gong at last year's Venice Film Festival.
Now the roles are reversed and six British teenagers are leaving their techno-filled world to join the closed community of the Amish world.
Italy's national anti-Mafia prosecutor Piero Grasso said: "It is a closed community. Their crimes are mostly committed within the community.
Georgia regulators have closed Community Bank of West Georgia and named Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as the receiver.
Choice of pilot communities: Chinese residential communities usually can be divided into two types: closed community and non-closed community (hereinafter referred to as open community).
This week, he relives some of his Stateside journeys as he catches up with a Hollywood plastic surgeon and his wife who he first met 30 years ago, explores the wealthy closed community of Palm Beach and looks at footage of the country's first so-called serial killer.
HEALTH chiefs from Coventry admitted they got a "wake-up call" from patients after they closed community blood clinics.
To add another layer of safety, administrators there have created a closed community for its freshmen and their parents.
``It is not a case that everyone in Kensington will get one because we will start in quite a closed community. ''