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commons

/ (ˈkɒmənz) /
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noun
(functioning as plural) people not of noble birth viewed as forming a political order
(functioning as plural) the lower classes as contrasted to the ruling classes of society; the commonalty
(functioning as singular) British a building or hall for dining, recreation, etc, usually attached to a college
(usually functioning as plural) British food or rations (esp in the phrase short commons)
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British Dictionary definitions for commons (2 of 2)

Commons
/ (ˈkɒmənz) /

noun
the Commons See House of Commons
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