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British English: /ˈkɒmən/
American English: /ˈkɑmən/

Translation of common in Arabic:


  • 1
    (frequent) (problem, name, mistake)
    it's common practice

    هو مُمارَسةٌ شائِعةٌ
    a word in common use

    كَلِمة شائِعة الاسْتِخْدامِ
  • 2
    (shared) (interest, ancestor, aim)
    it's common knowledge

    هو أَمْرٌ مَعْروفٌ
    an attempt to find common ground

    مُحاوَلة لِإيجادِ أَرْضيّةٍ مُشْتَرَكةٍ
    the common good
  • 4 (British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) [pejorative/ازدرائي] she sounds/looks so common

    تَبْدو سوقيّةً جِدًّا


  • (public land)
    أَرْض عامّة \ مُشاع
  • 1
    also: the Commons plural noun/اسم في صيغة الجمع
    (in the UK)
    مَجْلِس العُمومِ
  • 2
    also: Commons dining commons n sing
    (قاعة طَعامٍ للطُلاّبِ)


as common as muck

(British English/الإنكليزية البريطانية) [informal]

to have the common touch

كانَ يَتَمَتَّعُ بِروحِ البَساطةِ

in common

to have something in common with somebody

كانَ هُناكَ شَيْءٌ مُشْتَرَكٌ بَيْنَهُ وَبَيْنَ شَخْصٍ
in common with

على غِرارِ

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