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commune

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈkɒmjuːn/
GOVERNMENT in some countries, a unit of local government: In Italy, the commune is the basic administrative division of both provinces and regions.
a group of people who live and work together on land that is owned by the state, giving what they produce to the state: While the commune system is no longer common in China, knowledge of what it entailed is essential for an understanding of the country today.
a group of people who live and work together, sharing possessions and responsibilities: In the 1960s they lived in a hippy commune in California.
Translations of “commune”
in Spanish comuna…
in French commune…
in German die Kommune…
in Chinese (Traditional) 團體, 公社, 群居團體…
in Russian община, коммуна…
in Turkish cemaat, topluluk, komün…
in Chinese (Simplified) 团体, 公社, 群居团体…
in Polish komuna…
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