commonweal


com·mon·weal

noun \ˈkä-mən-ˌwēl\

: the happiness, health, and safety of all of the people of a community or nation

Full Definition of COMMONWEAL

1
archaic :  commonwealth
2
:  the general welfare

First Known Use of COMMONWEAL

14th century

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