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common

adjective   /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   /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.
(Definition 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.
(Definition of common from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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