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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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Students considered "at-risk" for any number of factors might be included in a SPARK group, and the curriculum involves group design of rules and consequences, emphasis on commonalties and encouragement of mutual support, empathic responding and reflections, reflections of group process, and individual intake and outtake interviews.
"We must endeavour together with our Muslim neighbours to consolidate our commonalties, which ensure wholeness and integrity, and we must preserve our diversities which enrich community," he said.
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"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.
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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).
Harrison describes his latest effort, co-edited with Victor Leo Walker and Gus Edwards, as "the first collection of essential texts to offer a critical analysis of the historical, theoretical and performance commonalties of Black Theatre practice throughout the African Diaspora." Black Theatre: Ritual Performance in the African Diaspora includes thirty-two well-crafted, rigorously researched essays grouped into four interconnected sections: "African Roots," "Mythology and Metaphysics," "Dramaturgical Practice," and "Performance." These sections are largely symbolic, as the essays signify with and against one another in a text best appreciated in its entirety.
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Furthermore, language and regional commonalties may also occur across national lines." (Gupta N, 2002) For example, Ismaili Muslims from Kenya and Hindus or Jains from India may both speak and read Gujarati.