Meaning of “the Commonwealth of Nations” in the English Dictionary

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"the Commonwealth of Nations" in British English

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the Commonwealth of Nationsnoun

uk /ˌkɒm.ən.welθ əv ˈneɪ.ʃənz/ us /ˌkɑː.mən.welθ əv ˈneɪ.ʃənz/ also the Commonwealth

an organization of independent countries that have friendly and practical connections with each other. Most of them belonged in the past to the British Empire.

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

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