Übersetzung von “common” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


adjectivecommon /ˈkɒmən/
seen, done, or used frequently
courant/-ante , fréquent/-ente

a common problem
un problème courant

It's common for students to lose sleep during exams.
Il est fréquent que les étudiants manquent de sommeil en période d'examens.

a disease common among older men
une maladie fréquente chez les hommes âgés
shared by people or things

a common goal
un objectif commun

characteristics common to both species of plant
des caractéristiques communes aux deux espèces de plante
common ground
ideas or goals shared by people or groups who disagree
terrain masculine d'entente

to try to find common ground
essayer de trouver un terrain d'entente
common knowledge
sth that everyone knows
chacun sait que

It's common knowledge that they hate each other.
Chacun sait qu'ils se haïssent.
=ordinary; not special at all
simple , ordinaire

a common criminal
un criminel de droit commun

common courtesy/decency
simple courtoisie/décence


adverbcommonly /ˈkɒmənli/

plants commonly found in the Northeast
des plantes qu'on trouve communément dans le nord-est

the water beetle, commonly known as a "backswimmer"
le gyrin communément appelé "tourniquet"

a belief commonly held in the area
une croyance communément admise dans la région


nouncommon /ˈkɒmən/
countable an area of open public land in a town or city
terrain masculine communal

walking on Boston Common
se promenant sur le terrain communal de Boston
the commons
singular a place for students to gather, eat, etc. on a college campus
réfectoire masculine
have sth in common
to share the same belief or characteristic
avoir qqch en commun

I don't have a lot in common with my brother.
Je n'ai pas grand-chose en commun avec mon frère.

a trait that the two cultures have in common
un trait que ces deux cultures ont en commun

(Übersetzung von “common” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


adjective /ˈkomən/

seen or happening often; quite normal or usual

courant, banal
a common occurrence
These birds are not so common nowadays.

belonging equally to, or shared by, more than one

This knowledge is common to all of us
We share a common language.

publicly owned

common property.

coarse or impolite

She uses some very common expressions.

of ordinary, not high, social rank

du commun
the common people.

of a noun, not beginning with a capital letter (except at the beginning of a sentence)

The house is empty.
commoner noun

a person who is not of high rank

The royal princess married a commoner.
common knowledge

something known to everyone or to most people

de notoriété publique
Surely you know that already – it’s common knowledge.
common law noun

a system of unwritten laws based on old customs and on judges’ earlier decisions.

droit coutumier
common-law adjective

referring to a relationship between two people who are not officially married, but have the same rights as husband and wife

a common-law marriage
a common-law wife/husband.
commonplace adjective

very ordinary and uninteresting

commonplace remarks.
common-room noun

in a college, school etc a sitting-room for the use of a group.

salle commune
common sense

practical good sense

sens commun
If he has any common sense he’ll change jobs.
the Common Market

(formerly) an association of certain European countries to establish free trade (without duty, tariffs etc) among them, now replaced by the European Union.

marché commun
the (House of) Commons

the lower house of the British parliament.

les communes
in common

(of interests, attitudes, characteristics etc) shared or alike

en commun
They have nothing in common – I don’t know why they’re getting married.

(Übersetzung von “common” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)