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Meaning of COMMONWEAL

Pronunciation:  'kâmun`weel

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the good of a community
 

COMMONWEAL is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: common good
 
 See Also: good

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Com"mon*weal"\, n. [Common + weal.]
Commonwealth.

      Such a prince, So kind a father of the commonweal.
                                               --Shak.

 
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