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Definition 1: a politically organized body of people under a single government - [noun denoting group]

Samples where commonwealth or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the state has elected a new president
  • African nations
  • students who had come to the nation's capitol
  • the country's largest manufacturer
  • an industrialized land

Synonyms for commonwealth in the sense of this definition

(commonwealth is a kind of ...) a unit with political responsibilities

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) any of the countries in the British Commonwealth

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) a friendly nation

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) a state consisting of a sovereign city

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) a nation that possesses formidable naval strength

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) a state exercising a degree of dominion over a dependent state especially in its foreign affairs

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) a state that does not respect other states in its international actions

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) the German state

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) any state of which one is not a citizen

"working in a foreign country takes a bit of getting used to"

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) one of the self-governing nations in the British Commonwealth

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) a country that is poor and whose citizens are mostly agricultural workers but that wants to become more advanced socially and economically

(... is an instance of commonwealth) the independent state that the Tamil Tigers have fought for

(commonwealth is a part of ...) a major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights

Definition 2: a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for commonwealth in the sense of this definition

(commonwealth is a kind of ...) the members of a social organization who are in power

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) the German republic founded at Weimar in 1919

"The Weimar Republic was overthrown in 1933 and replaced by the Third Reich"

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) a democracy having a parliament

Definition 3: a world organization of autonomous states that are united in allegiance to a central power but are not subordinate to it or to one another - [noun denoting group]

(commonwealth is a kind of ...) an international alliance involving many different countries

(... is a kind of commonwealth ) an association of nations consisting of the United Kingdom and several former British colonies that are now sovereign states but still pay allegiance to the British Crown

Definition 4: the official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky) and associated territories (Puerto Rico) - [noun denoting location]

(commonwealth is a kind of ...) the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation

"his state is in the deep south"

(... is an instance of commonwealth) a self-governing commonwealth associated with the United States occupying the island of Puerto Rico

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