the advantage or benefit of all people in society or in a group:
In spite of our differences, we shall work for the common good.
the part of the property of a Scottish burgh, in the form of land or funds, that is at the disposal of the community
late 14c., translating Latin bonum publicum “the common weal.”
noun 1. a large songbird, Quiscalus quiscula, of the family Icteridae, of central and eastern North America, having iridescent black plumage varying in color.
noun 1. a foundation of common interest or comprehension, as in a social relationship or a discussion. noun 1. an agreed basis, accepted by both or all parties, for identifying issues in an argument Shared beliefs or interests, a foundation for mutual understanding. For example, The European Union is struggling to find common ground for […]
- Common hardware reference platform
- Common hepatic duct
common hepatic duct n. The part of the biliary duct system that is formed by the confluence of the right and left hepatic ducts and is joined by the cystic duct to become the common bile duct.