commonality

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noun com·mon·al·i·ty \ˌkä-mə-ˈna-lə-tē\

Definition of commonality

plural

commonalities

  1. 1 :  the common people

  2. 2a :  possession of common features or attributes :  commonnessb :  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

Origin and Etymology of commonality

Middle English communalite commonwealth, alteration of communalte


First Known Use: 1582


COMMONALITY Defined for English Language Learners

commonality

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noun com·mon·al·i·ty \ˌkä-mə-ˈna-lə-tē\

Definition of commonality for English Language Learners

  • : the fact of sharing features or qualities

  • : a shared feature or quality



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