Examples of commonwealth in a Sentence
laws that will benefit all the citizens of the commonwealth
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Supporters and teachers are rallying online behind the hashtag #120Strong, calling for all 120 counties in the commonwealth to shut down schools over pension reform.
In 2013, the commonwealth set aside more than nine million US dollars to fund a four-year research program called Resilient Coral Reefs Successfully Adapting to Climate Change.
While Green Flash was Virginia’s largest brewery, the commonwealth — like most of the nation — has been experiencing a craft beer boom.
Both were among a contingent of players from the U.S. commonwealth, including St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, who have contributed money, supplies and their toil to helping communities back home.
Now in March, six months after the storm, signs that Puerto Rico is recovering are apparent, but the United States commonwealth is still trying to get on their feet.
Year over year, the rates are up 1.3 percent, behind the commonwealth average of 1.7 percent and the national average of 2.3 percent.
Senior bonds backed by Puerto Rico’s sales-tax collections rose by about 63% this year to 57 cents on the dollar, while bonds issued through the commonwealth’s general account climbed about 40% to around 31 cents on the dollar.
The commonwealth’s economy has been a shambles for years.
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COMMONWEALTH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of commonwealth for English Language Learners
: a group of countries or states that have political or economic connections with one another
the Commonwealth : a U.S. state
: a political unit that is like a U.S. state but that pays no federal taxes and has only a representative in Congress who does not vote
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