Shared characteristics, as in One of the few things John and Mary have in common is a love of music. [Mid-1600s]
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How to use in common in a sentence
The land of tenants-in-common may be partitioned by them so that each holds a certain part.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed. | S. A. Reilly
It was in the character of owners-in-common that they held the land on which they pastured their flocks.Indo-China and Its Primitive People | Henry Baudesson
Property conveyed to both jointly is held by them as tenants-in-common.Legal Status Of Women In Iowa | Jennie Lansley Wilson