common denominator
Simple Definition of common denominator

mathematics : a number that can be divided by each of the denominators of a group of fractions

: something (such as a feature or quality) that is shared by all the members of a group of people or things
Full Definition of common denominator
1 : a common multiple of the denominators of a number of fractions
2 : a common trait or theme
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Drugs seem to be the common denominator in these crimes.
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: a common multiple of the denominators of a number of fractions
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