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  1. commonwealth

    • IPA[ˈkämənˌwelTH]

    美式

    • n.
      an independent country or community, especially a democratic republic.;an aggregate or grouping of countries or other bodies
    • noun: commonwealth, plural noun: commonwealths

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    • 1. an independent country or community, especially a democratic republic.
    • an aggregate or grouping of countries or other bodies a union or commonwealth of democratic, self-governing countries
    • a community or organization of shared interests in a nonpolitical field the Christian commonwealth the commonwealth of letters
    • a self-governing unit voluntarily grouped with the US, such as Puerto Rico the island became a commonwealth of the United States in 1986
    • a formal title of some of the states of the US, especially Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
    • the title of the federated Australian states.
    • the republican period of government in Britain between the execution of Charles I in 1649 and the Restoration of Charles II in 1660.
    • 2. an international association consisting of the UK together with states that were previously part of the British Empire, and dependencies. The British monarch is the symbolic head of the Commonwealth.
    • 3. archaic the general good.
    • ph.
      see commonwealth

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      the second Monday in March, on which the British Commonwealth is celebrated. It was instituted ...

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    • ph.
      an amateur sports competition held every four years between member countries of the ...

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    • ph.
      those countries which have achieved self-government within the Commonwealth since 1945.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      see commonwealth

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      an amateur sports competition held every four years between member countries of the Commonwealth.

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    • ph.
      the British government department dealing with foreign affairs.

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    • ph.
      a confederation of independent states, formerly constituent republics of the Soviet Union, ...

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    • IPA[ˈkɒmənwɛlθ]

    英式

    • n.
      an independent country or community, especially a democratic republic.

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