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Drugs seem to be the common denominator in these crimes.
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These color choices often have no common denominator.

The only common denominator in all these mass shootings is not genes, but access to guns.

Graff said a common denominator among three of the four ribbon winners was the use of the Innovation Center's laser cutter.

And whether on the runway or taking a welldeserved dance break at a fashion party, legs for days and power brows are a foolproof common denominator.

The common denominator for all three: Looming changes in the tax code have left them uncertain about how to organize themselves.

There are a few common denominators: Is there a duke or duchess in the house?

Answer: Find the common denominator to your moves, and change it.

The common denominator in all of the Russian posts — whether aimed at whipping up resentment on the right or the left — was to discredit Western democracy.
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common denominator Synonyms
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commonality, similarity, congruity, correspondence, parallel, resemblance, similitudeAntonyms
dissimilarityRelated Words
counterpart, equal, equivalent; analogy; homologyNear Antonyms
difference, discrepancy; deviance, divergence, incongruence, incongruity; change, modification, variationCOMMON DENOMINATOR Defined for English Language Learners
common denominator
Definition of common denominator for English Language Learners

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
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