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communal

[kuh-myoon-l, kom-yuh-nl]
adjective
1.
used or shared in common by everyone in a group: a communal jug of wine.
2.
of, by, or belonging to the people of a community; shared or participated in by the public: communal land; Building the playground was a communal project.
3.
pertaining to a commune or a community: communal life.
4.
engaged in by or involving two or more communities: communal conflict.

Origin:
1805–15; < French < Latin commūnālis, equivalent to commūn(e) commune3 + -ālis -al1

communally, adverb
intercommunal, adjective
noncommunal, adjective
noncommunally, adverb
uncommunal, adjective


2. public, common, collective.
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communal (ˈkɒmjʊnəl)
 
adj
1.  belonging or relating to a community as a whole
2.  relating to different groups within a society: communal strife
3.  of or relating to a commune or a religious community
 
communality
 
n
 
'communally
 
adv

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communal
from Fr. communal (O.Fr. comunal, 12c.), from L.L. communalis, from communa (see commune (n.)). From 1811 in ref. to communes; 1843 in ref. to communities.
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