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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 ​independentcountries that have ​friendly and ​practicalconnections with each other. Most of them ​belonged in the past to the British Empire.
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