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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The citizens of a nation or state. An association of countries with political or economic connections.

Usage examples (31)
  • The new laws were a benefit for the entire commonwealth.
  • They're at home with what I call a commonwealth of being.
  • The commonwealth is now the fifth largest wine-producing state in the country and the seventh-largest commercial grape producer.
  • Any sane person, which by definition excludes any resident of Montgomery County, knows that the commonwealth is vastly superior. for more
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