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common

1. Maths
a. having a specified relationship with a group of numbers or quantities
b. (of a tangent) tangential to two or more circles
2. Anatomy
a. having branches
b. serving more than one function
3. Christianity of or relating to the common of the Mass or divine office
4. a tract of open public land, esp one now used as a recreation area
5. Law the right to go onto someone else's property and remove natural products, as by pasturing cattle or fishing (esp in the phrase right of common)
6. Christianity
a. a form of the proper of the Mass used on festivals that have no special proper of their own
b. the ordinary of the Mass

Common

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Mercury is a neutral planet in the sense that it is neither feminine nor masculine, neither malefic nor benefic, etc. As a planet that tends to take on the traits of its sign and house placement more readily than other planets, the astrological tradition has characterized Mercury as a common (meaning, in this case, neutral) planet. “Common signs” is another designation for mutable signs (Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius, and Pisces), which represent a kind of halfway point between the two extremes of cardinal and fixed signs and are thus common (again in the sense of neutral).

common

A large plot of grassy, fenced-in, publicly owned land, generally at or near the center of a village or town; in earlier eras, once shared by the townspeople as a pasture.
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Convincingly acting as the wife, named Mak, of a rich businessman, charming Wang perfectly well emotes into a luxurious commonness of social elite of Shanghai and is able to deserve the trust of mister Yee (the role is taken by the actor Tony Leung Chiu Wai) and his wife.
Since there is no commonness of these conditions for transport in three amino acids, it is the lower possibility that taurine might affect on these uptake into skeletal muscle via a specific transporter.
We have bilateral relations built upon historical commonness and intend to develop them further.
This in effect objectifies clients and reduces them to a unity that values commonness or sameness over specificity and difference (Foucault, 1982; Young, 1990).
2005) sampled 299 rural adolescents ages 14-18 years from 5 rural high schools in Kentucky and Iowa to determine the commonness of depressive symptoms and related social and environmental variables.
At the other level, the irony of the outsider being depicted prejudicially as a saviour is perpetuated through the commonness forged between the plights of Makhaya and Gilbert.
As this stage of our study, Klaus Eder pointed the particular commonness as a major condition of a collective identity [17].
For those who are open to entertain the truth of the inherently arbitrary and socially constructed nature of the academic disciplines, and how their taken-for-granted and habitual dissociations from one another actually limit scientific inquiry and findings of respective specialized fields, it should not be surprising to recognize the underlying commonness of theme and purpose across all the studies published in this issue of Human Architecture.
However, commonness may also be used as a means for assuring the alienation, rejection, and ultimate destruction of non-native otherness.
Dubai A religious counsellor has called on GCC countries to find a greater commonness of purpose in combating drug addiction in their respective societies.
Because of the commonness and potentially devastating effects of SCD, combined with the potential issues of racial discrimination involved, special consideration and sensitivity are required before beginning such a unit on this theme.
On the one hand deeply indebted to the Korean tradition of lyric poetry, touching the everyday commonness of frail lives, and on the other experimenting with poetic technique and widening the scope of poetic creation in language, they have connected with contemporary readers.