commonality

[kom-uh-nal-i-tee]
noun, plural commonalities.
1.
a sharing of features or characteristics in common; possession or manifestation of common attributes.
2.
a feature or characteristic held in common: Historians perceive commonalities of behavior in many eras.
3.
commonalty ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English; partial Latinization of commonalty, on basis of presumed Latin *commūnālitās (see -ity)

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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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commonality
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
Approach people as if you expect them to be fair and open-minded, and look for
  points of commonality as you talk to them.
However, the key commonality is that their spontaneously created languages
  resemble fully-formed languages.
There may be some commonality in the ways that attribution occurs in the
  language.
They seem to have a remarkable commonality as a species.
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