common-good

common good

noun
the advantage or benefit of all people in society or in a group: In spite of our differences, we shall work for the common good.
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common good
 
n
the part of the property of a Scottish burgh, in the form of land or funds, that is at the disposal of the community

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common good
late 14c., translating L. bonum publicum "the common weal."
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