commonality


com·mon·al·i·ty

noun \ˌkä-mə-ˈna-lə-tē\

: the fact of sharing features or qualities

: a shared feature or quality

plural com·mon·al·i·ties

Full Definition of COMMONALITY

1
:  the common people
2
a :  possession of common features or attributes :  commonness
b :  a common feature or attribute

Examples of COMMONALITY

  1. The plans share important commonalities.
  2. <one commonality between the two very different women is their passion for charity work>

Origin of COMMONALITY

Middle English communalite commonwealth, alteration of communalte
First Known Use: 1543

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