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commonweal Line breaks: com¦mon|weal
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒmənwiːl/

Definition of commonweal in English:


(the commonweal) archaic
The welfare of the public: the Church’s importance to the country’s commonweal
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  • Its holders see no beauty in the Universe, only scheming business people fleecing the commonweal.
  • No longer - now it's the market, not the commonweal, that calls the shots.
  • Certainly, I can agree with the sentiment that quality literature is often outside the grasp of the commonweal.

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