Commonwealth

  • 1Commonwealth — of Nations « Commonwealth » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Commonwealth (homonymie) …

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  • 2Commonwealth — Com‧mon‧wealth [ˈkɒmənwelθ ǁ ˈkɑː ] also ˌCommonwealth of ˈNations noun ORGANIZATIONS an organization of about 50 countries that were once part of the British empire, and that are now connected politically and economically: • Britain s gradual… …

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  • 3commonwealth — [käm′ənwelth΄] n. [ME commun welthe: see COMMON & WEALTH] 1. the people of a nation or state; body politic 2. a) a nation or state in which there is self government; democracy or republic b) a federation of states [the Commonwealth of Australia ] …

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  • 4commonwealth — com·mon·wealth / kä mən ˌwelth/ n 1: a nation, state, or other political unit: as a: one founded on law and united by compact or tacit agreement by the people for the common good b: one in which supreme authority is vested in the people c …

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  • 5commonwealth — ► NOUN 1) an independent state or community, especially a democratic republic. 2) (the Commonwealth or in full the Commonwealth of Nations) an association consisting of the UK together with states that were previously part of the British Empire,… …

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  • 6commonwealth — /comănwéls/ s. n. grup de state. (<engl. commonwealth) Trimis de raduborza, 09.09.2006. Sursa: MDN  COMMONWEALTH COMĂNUÉLS/ s. n. grup de state. (< engl. commonwealth) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …

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  • 7commonwealth — [kɔmɔnwɛls] n. m. ÉTYM. 1948, Larousse; mot angl., « communauté », abrév. de Commonwealth of Nations. ❖ ♦ Ensemble des États et territoires émancipés de l ancien Empire britannique, liés entre eux par le seul serment d allégeance à la Couronne… …

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  • 8Commonwealth — Com mon*wealth (?; 277), n. [Common + wealth well being.] 1. A state; a body politic consisting of a certain number of men, united, by compact or tacit agreement, under one form of government and system of laws. [1913 Webster] The trappings of a… …

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  • 9Commonwealth — (izg. kȍmonvelt) m DEFINICIJA pol. naziv za zajednicu zemalja koje sačinjavaju Britansko Kraljevstvo ETIMOLOGIJA engl. The Commonwealth of Nations …

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  • 10commonwealth — late 15c., public welfare, general good, from COMMON (Cf. common) (adj.) + WEALTH (Cf. wealth); meaning the state is attested from 1510s; applied specifically to the government of England in the period 1649 1660 …

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  • 11commonwealth — [n] political or geographic area body politic, citizenry, citizens, commonality, democracy, federation, nation, people, polity, republic, society; concepts 301,512 …

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  • 12Commonwealth — This article is about Commonwealth the term. For the Commonwealth of Nations, see Commonwealth of Nations. For other uses, see Commonwealth (disambiguation). Commonwealth is a traditional English term for a political community founded for the… …

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  • 13Commonwealth — Dieser Artikel erläutert den Staatenbund Commonwealth of Nations; andere Bedeutungen des Wortes Commonwealth unter Commonwealth (Begriffsklärung). Flagge des Commonwealth of Nations …

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  • 14commonwealth — /kom euhn welth /, n. 1. (cap.) a group of sovereign states and their dependencies associated by their own choice and linked with common objectives and interests: the British Commonwealth. 2. the Commonwealth. See Commonwealth of Nations. 3. (cap …

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  • 15Commonwealth — Para otros usos de este término, véase Commonwealth (desambiguación). El vocablo inglés Commonwealth (de “common” y el antigua “weal” que derivó en wealth) significa literalmente “riqueza común”. Actualmente se usa en relación con una comunidad… …

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  • 16Commonwealth — Com|mon|wealth 〈[kɔ̣mənwɛlð] n.; ; unz.〉 1. Gemeinwesen 2. Völkergemeinschaft, Staatenbund ● Commonwealth of Australia [ ɔv ɔ:strɛıljə] Austral. Bund (Australien u. Tasmanien); Commonwealth of Nations [ ɔv nɛıʃənz] die Staatengemeinschaft des… …

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