commons

  • 1 Commons — Com mons, n. pl., 1. The mass of the people, as distinguished from the titled classes or nobility; the commonalty; the common people. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] T is like the commons, rude unpolished hinds, Could send such message to their sovereign.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 commons — [käm′ənz] pl.n. 〚see COMMON〛 1. the common people; commonalty 2. [often with sing. v.] a) the body politic that is made up of commoners b) [C ] …

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  • 3 commons — ► PLURAL NOUN 1) (the Commons) the House of Commons. 2) (the Commons) historical the common people regarded as a part of a political system. 3) archaic provisions shared in common; rations …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Commons — n. Parks and other land set aside for public use. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008. Commons See …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Commons —   [ kɔmənz; englisch »Gemeine«] Plural, im britischen Verfassungsrecht die Mitglieder des Unterhauses (House of Commons).   …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 commons — commons; dis·commons; …

    English syllables

  • 7 commons — [käm′ənz] pl.n. [see COMMON] 1. the common people; commonalty 2. [often with sing. v.] a) the body politic that is made up of commoners b) [C ] HOUSE OF COMMONS 3. [often with sing. v.] …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Commons — (engl., spr. komm ns), die Gemeinen, in der engl. Parlamentsverfassung die Mitglieder des Unterhauses (House of C.), Gegensatz: das aus den Peers gebildete Oberhaus (House of Lords) …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 Commons — (izg. kòmons) m DEFINICIJA pravn. pov. 1. u engleskom ustavnom pravu naziv za članove Donjeg doma 2. sȃm Donji dom ETIMOLOGIJA engl …

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  • 10 Commons — Wikimedia Commons Logo de Wikimedia Commons Aperçu de la page d accueil d …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 11 Commons — Der englische Begriff Commons, abgeleitet von common „gemein(sam)“ bezeichnet dort Gemeingut, Gemeinwohl oder Allmende. International ist er gebräuchlich für: House of Commons, das Unterhaus des Parlaments in Großbritannien House of Commons… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 12 commons — noun a) A dining hall, usually at a college or university. The Renaissance festival started with the peasants meeting in the commons. b) A central section of (usually an older) town, designated as a shared area, a common. The commons is the green …

    Wiktionary

  • 13 commons — plural noun 1》 (the Commons) short for House of Commons.     ↘historical the common people regarded as a part of a political system. 2》 [treated as sing.] land or resources belonging to or affecting the whole of a community. 3》 US a dining hall… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 14 Commons — noun the Commons the larger and more powerful of the two parts of the British parliament, whose members are elected by citizens: enough votes to force a bill through the Commons | in the Commons (=among the Members of Parliament) compare the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 commons — /ˈkɒmənz / (say komuhnz) plural noun 1. the common people, as distinguished from their rulers or a ruling class; the commonalty. 2. the body of people not of noble birth or ennobled, as represented in England by the House of Commons. 3. a. →… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 Commons — n.pl. 1 (the Commons) = House of Commons. 2 a the common people. b (prec. by the) the common people regarded as a part of a political, esp. British, system. 3 provisions shared in common; daily fare. Phrases and idioms: short commons insufficient …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 commons — n.pl. 1 (the Commons) = House of Commons. 2 a the common people. b (prec. by the) the common people regarded as a part of a political, esp. British, system. 3 provisions shared in common; daily fare. Phrases and idioms: short commons insufficient …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 Commons — noun a) The House of Commons, part of the parliament under the Westminister system of parliamentary democracy. b) The House of Commons, part of the parliament of the United Kingdom …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 Commons — Com|mons [ˈkɔmənz US ˈka: ] n the Commons the larger and more powerful of the two parts of the British parliament, whose members are elected by citizens →↑the Lords ▪ The Government has a huge majority in the Commons …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 Commons — noun Commons is used before these nouns: ↑seat, ↑showdown …

    Collocations dictionary


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