Translation of "common" - English-Spanish dictionary

common

adjective uk /ˈkɒm·ən/

B1 happening often or existing in large numbers

frecuente, común
Injuries are common in sports such as hockey.

B1 belonging to two or more people or things

común
We don’t have any common interests.
noun uk /ˈkɒm·ən/
have something in common

B1 to have the same interests, experiences, or qualities as someone or something else

tener algo en común
Sue and I don’t have much in common.

(Translation of “common” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

common

adjective /ˈkomən/

seen or happening often; quite normal or usual

corriente
a common occurrence
These birds are not so common nowadays.

belonging equally to, or shared by, more than one

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

publicly owned

público
common property.

coarse or impolite

ordinario
She uses some very common expressions.

of ordinary, not high, social rank

corriente
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’.

común
commoner noun

a person who is not of high rank

plebeyo
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.

(Translation of “common” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)