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commonwealth

noun [C]  /ˈkɑm·ənˌwelθ/ us  
politics & government a country or state that is governed by its people or their elected representatives politics & government A commonwealth is an organized group of independent self-governing countries. politics & government A commonwealth is also a US state. politics & government A commonwealth is also a self-governing place associated with the US, such as Puerto Rico.
Translations of “commonwealth”
in Spanish commonwealth…
in French confédération, commonwealth…
in German das Gemeinwesen, der Staatenbund…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聯邦, 州, 自治政區…
in Chinese (Simplified) 联邦, 州, 自治政区…
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