Meaning of “common denominator” in the English Dictionary

"common denominator" in British English

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common denominatornoun [ C ]

uk /ˌkɒm.ən dɪˈnɒm.ɪ.neɪ.tər/ us /ˌkɑː.mən dɪˈnɑː.mə.neɪ.t̬ɚ/

(Definition of “common denominator” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"common denominator" in American English

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common denominator

a fact or quality that is shared by two or more people or groups:

Trade is a major common denominator between the two countries.

(Definition of “common denominator” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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