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adjective /ˈkomən/
seen or happening often; quite normal or usual
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
the common people.
(linguistics) of a noun, not beginning with a capital letter (except at the beginning of a sentence), for examplehouse’ in the sentence ’The house is empty’.
commoner noun a person who is not of high rank
The royal princess married a commoner.
common ground noun something which people can agree about even if they disagree about other matters
Intereses Comunes
There is a need for banks of all sizes to find some common ground to move the industry forward.
common knowledge noun something known to everyone or to most people
dominio público
Surely you know that already – it’s common knowledge.
common law noun (legal) a system of unwritten laws based on old customs and on judges’ earlier decisions
derecho consuetudinario
It is well established in common law that a person who injures another may be sued for compensation.
common-law adjective (legal) referring to a relationship between two people who are not officially married, but have the same rights as husband and wife
de hecho
a common-law marriage a common-law wife/husband.
commonplace adjective very ordinary and uninteresting
común, corriente
commonplace remarks.
common room noun in a college, school etc a sitting room for the use of a group
sala común, salón
The pre-dinner reception will be held at 6.30pm in the Senior Common Room.
common sense noun practical good sense
sentido común
If he has any common sense, he’ll change jobs.
the Common Market noun (formerly) an association of certain European countries to establish free trade (without duty, tariffs etc) among them, now replaced by the European Union
Mercado Común
Great Britain joined the Common Market in January 1973.
the (House of) Commons noun the lower house of the British parliament
Cámara de los Comunes
a debate in the house of Commons.
in common (of interests, attitudes, characteristics etc) shared or alike
en común
They have nothing in common – I don’t know why they’re getting married.
(Definition of common from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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