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common sense

noun [U] uk   us  
B1 the basic level of practical knowledge and judgment that we all need to help us live in a reasonable and safe way: Windsurfing is perfectly safe as long as you have/use some common sense. a matter of common sense
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commonsensical
adjective uk   /ˌkɒm.ənˈsen.sɪ.kəl/  us   /ˌkɑː.mən-/
He described the report as "rigorous and commonsensical".
Translations of “common sense”
in Korean 상식…
in Arabic حِسّ مُشتَرك…
in Portuguese bom senso, senso comum, juízo…
in Catalan sentit comú…
in Japanese (分別としての)常識…
in Italian senso comune, buon senso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 常識…
in Russian здравый смысл…
in Turkish sağ duyu…
in Chinese (Simplified) 常识…
in Polish zdrowy rozsądek…
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