Translation of communal in Spanish:

communal

Pronunciation: /kəˈmjuːnl; ˈkɑːmjʊnl; ˈkɒmjʊnl; kəˈmjuːnl/

adj

  • 1.1 (shared) [land/ownership] comunal; [kitchen/bathroom] común 1.2 (in community) [life] comunitario
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    • They strengthened and gave us pride in our communal bonds.
    • This collection represents a communal plea for peace from those who have had little of it in their lives.
    • But this is a communal achievement, one that shows us a side of Belfast we never normally see.
    1.3 (between groups) [riots] interno, intestino [formal]
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    • Two people shared a room and the entire floor shared a communal bathroom and shower room.
    • If the claim is in respect of defects in the common parts or communal areas of a block of flats, the claim must be made by the Management Company or in Scotland, the Factor.
    • The wart viral infection is a common occurrence in communal bathing, spa or health club facilities.
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    • Contained in the impasse over the formation of a new government are the seeds of a descent into communal conflict and civil war.
    • Fifty-five years of rule under the national bourgeoisie has created a cauldron of ethnic and communal strife, poverty and illiteracy.
    • He argued that the attacks were not religiously motivated but designed to destabilize the country by creating communal conflicts.

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