commonweal

noun com·mon·weal \ ˈkä-mən-ˌwēl \

Definition of commonweal

1 archaic :commonwealth
2 :the general welfare

First Known Use of commonweal

14th century


COMMONWEAL Defined for English Language Learners

commonweal

noun

Definition of commonweal for English Language Learners

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


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