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communaladjective

uk   /ˈkɒm.jə.nəl/ /kəˈmjuː.nəl/  us   /ˈkɑː.mjə.nəl/  /kəˈmjuː.nəl/
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communaladjective

 us   /kəˈmju·nəl, ˈkɑm·jə·nəl/
belonging to or used by all members of a group: The neighborhood council organized voluntary communal patrols.
(Definition of communal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “communal”
in Arabic مَشترَك…
in Korean 공통의…
in Portuguese comunitário, comum, comunal…
in Catalan comunal, comunitari…
in Japanese 共同の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 共有的, 公共的, 集体的…
in Turkish ortaklaşa kullanılan, ortak…
in Russian общественный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 共有的, 公共的, 集體的…
in Italian comune…
in Polish wspólny…
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