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commonalty

1. the ordinary people as distinct from those with authority, rank, or title, esp when considered as a political and social unit or estate of the realm
2. Business the members of an incorporated society
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This level shows that there are some commonalties that human and animal minds share because we are living on the same planet and descended from the same slimy ancestors.
Examination of these ideals," he writes, "reveals both the commonalties and diversities within and among Asian traditions--enough commonalties so that one could conceive of shared Asian values even though one recognizes that historically there was little cross-fertilization between, say, Confucianism and Hinduism.
These visits illustrated both the commonalties and the differences of the two educational systems.
Each seems to have its own distinctive approach, but at the same time there are commonalties.
He will examine the "traditional" roles of planetary exploration and terrestrial mining with a focus on commonalties and cross-pollination potential.
Just as she existentially anthropomorphizes the mouse and empathizes with its maternal responsibilities, she ruminates on the question of the commonalties and differences between a dead chicken and a dead man, thus investing a sort of shared humanity between the two: "And yet the chicken was a sort of person, a respectable individual, with its own kind of dignity.
In fact, these standards capture the commonalties which are evident in the many definitions of information literacy, thus allowing us to divorce ourselves from the scholarly debate and concentrate on teaching and promoting the concept (Grassian and Kaplowitz 2001, 8).
Super (1983) delineated the commonalties and distinctions between the classical "matching" model of career counseling and the developmental approach.
Furthermore, language and regional commonalties may also occur across national lines.
Khatami points to the religious, historical and neighbourly relations and commonalties between the two countries, and says he considers the recent meetings of the two countries' authorities as an indication of their firm intention to overcome past differences.
Researchers have identified many commonalties in how brains of various animal species develop.
If we have many different conceptualizations and operationalizations of charismatic leadership, why not find the core commonalties and label that "charisma"?