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1

Shared characteristics, as in One of the few things John and Mary have in common is a love of music. [Mid-1600s]

2

Held equally, in joint possession or use, as in This land is held in common by all the neighbors. [Late 1300s]

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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”

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