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commonweal

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noun com·mon·weal \ˈkä-mən-ˌwēl\

Simple Definition of commonweal

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of commonweal

  1. 1 archaic :  commonwealth

  2. 2 :  the general welfare

14th Century

First Known Use of commonweal

14th century


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