Communal



[kuh-myoon-l, kom-yuh-nl] /kəˈmyun l, ˈkɒm yə nl/

adjective
1.
used or shared in common by everyone in a group:
a communal jug of wine.
2.
of, by, or belonging to the people of a ; shared or participated in by the public:
communal land; Building the playground was a communal project.
3.
pertaining to a or a :
communal life.
4.
engaged in by or involving two or more :
communal conflict.
/ˈkɒmjʊnəl/
adjective
1.
belonging or relating to a community as a whole
2.
relating to different groups within a society: communal strife
3.
of or relating to a commune or a religious community
adj.

1811 in reference to communes; 1843 in reference to communities, from French communal (Old French comunal, 12c.), from Late Latin communalis, from communa (see commune (n.)).

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