commonality

[ kom-uh-nal-i-tee ]
/ ˌkɒm əˈnæl ɪ ti /

noun, plural com·mon·al·i·ties.

a sharing of features or characteristics in common; possession or manifestation of common attributes.
a feature or characteristic held in common: Historians perceive commonalities of behavior in many eras.

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Origin of commonality

1350–1400; Middle English; partial Latinization of commonalty, on basis of presumed Latin *commūnālitās (see -ity)
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British Dictionary definitions for commonality

commonality
/ (ˌkɒməˈnælɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the fact of being common to more than one individual; commonness
another word for commonalty (def. 1)
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