noun, plural commonalities.
a sharing of features or characteristics in common; possession or manifestation of common attributes.
a feature or characteristic held in common: Historians perceive commonalities of behavior in many eras.
commonalty ( def 1 ).

1350–1400; Middle English; partial Latinization of commonalty, on basis of presumed Latin *commūnālitās (see -ity) Unabridged
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commonality (ˌkɒməˈnælɪtɪ)
n , pl -ties
1.  the fact of being common to more than one individual; commonness
2.  another word for commonalty

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., "a community," from common (q.v.), as if from L. *communalitas. A respelling of commonalty (late 13c.). Meaning "the common people" is attested from 1580s; that of "state or quality of being shared" is from 1954.
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Example sentences
Looking through the whole list, however, brings up some commonalities.
Personally, this trip has taught me that there are more commonalities among us
  than differences.
For-profit and traditional universities have more commonalities than
Also, this is an opportunity to find various commonalities.
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