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commonalitynoun [C or U]

uk   /ˌkɒm.ənˈæl.ə.ti/  us   /ˌkɑː.mənˈæl.ə.ti̬̬/ formal
(Definition of commonality from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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commonalitynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˌkɒməˈnæləti/
the sharing of a set of ​features, or a particular ​feature that is ​shared: The World Trade Organization's ​job is to ​define commonality of interest between ​tradingpartners. In this team-building ​game, ​participants discover commonalities between ​members of the ​group; that is, things that they have in common.
PRODUCTION the fact that the same ​parts or ​systems are used in the ​manufacture of different ​products: For future ​aircraftpurchases the ​carrier will insist on commonality with its existing ​fleet. The ​companycut $500 million from its ​developmentcosts by ​increasing the commonality ofparts for its ​vehicles.
(Definition of commonality from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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