common good

noun

Definition of common good

: the public good : the advantage of everyone The organization works for the common good.

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“Common good.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/common%20good. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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