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(Definition of “commonality” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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commonalitynoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌkɒməˈnæləti/ us

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 trading partners.
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 aircraft purchases the carrier will insist on commonality with its existing fleet.
The company cut $500 million from its development costs by increasing the commonality of parts for its vehicles.

(Definition of “commonality” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)