commonality

noun com·mon·al·i·ty \ ˌkä-mə-ˈna-lə-tē \
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of commonality

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

Examples of commonality in a Sentence

  1. The plans share important commonalities.

  2. one commonality between the two very different women is their passion for charity work

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Origin and Etymology of commonality

Middle English communalite commonwealth, alteration of communalte

COMMONALITY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of commonality for English Language Learners

  • : the fact of sharing features or qualities

  • : a shared feature or quality


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