Noun(1) the official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky, Puerto Rico(2) a politically organized body of people under a single government(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(4) a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
(1) Whether he will entirely convince his readers that England was first amongst equals in a commonwealth of British nations remains to be seen.(2) In it, Cicero lays out the laws that would be followed in the ideal commonwealth .(3) The EU can in some respects be likened to an empire; it is a structure that sets standards of internal governance but in return offers its members a share in the decision-making, a place in the commonwealth .(4) Chapters 10 and 11 dig more deeply into the mechanisms that transform capitalism and lead to a socialist commonwealth .(5) ├ö├ç├┐The horse industry is a vital source of tourism and recreation in the commonwealth of Kentucky,├ö├ç├û Lewis said.(6) Puerto Rico is a commonwealth of the United States, meaning that it is subject to most federal regulations and subsidies.(7) Now in addition to the commonwealth , all state governments support non-government schools.(8) Since they were in effect excluded from membership of the English commonwealth , they continued to cultivate their own separate identity.(9) All of which gave him a fine opportunity to turn up and support all that is best about the game, and recognise the role it plays in giving (at least some) of the countries in the commonwealth something in common.(10) If Puerto Ricans vote to become a state, there will be a huge push by the Democrats to admit this largely Democratic commonwealth to the U.S. as the 51st state.(11) The co-operative commonwealth itself is, they insist, for the distant future.(12) The site has story ideas, regional links and everything you ever wanted to know about the commonwealth .(13) Another aspect of the cosmology working toward the creation and maintenance of the Yoruba commonwealth is the power of the Orisa to mediate during times of conflict and warfare.(14) The commonwealth of Pennsylvania mandates that all dog owners license their pets by the time they are six months old.(15) A U.S. commonwealth since 1952, Puerto Rico has maintained a strong sense of nationalism.(16) They feared immigration from Asia and so decided to federate their six colonies into one commonwealth .
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2. body politic ::
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4. nation ::
5. res publica ::
6. country ::
Different Formscommonwealth, commonwealths
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