commonwealth

  • 1 Commonwealth — of Nations « Commonwealth » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir Commonwealth (homonymie) …

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  • 2 Commonwealth — Com‧mon‧wealth [ˈkɒmənwelθ ǁ ˈkɑː ] also ˌCommonwealth of ˈNations noun ORGANIZATIONS an organization of about 50 countries that were once part of the British empire, and that are now connected politically and economically: • Britain s gradual… …

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  • 3 commonwealth — [käm′ənwelth΄] n. [ME commun welthe: see COMMON & WEALTH] 1. the people of a nation or state; body politic 2. a) a nation or state in which there is self government; democracy or republic b) a federation of states [the Commonwealth of Australia ] …

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  • 4 commonwealth — com·mon·wealth / kä mən ˌwelth/ n 1: a nation, state, or other political unit: as a: one founded on law and united by compact or tacit agreement by the people for the common good b: one in which supreme authority is vested in the people c …

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  • 5 commonwealth — ► NOUN 1) an independent state or community, especially a democratic republic. 2) (the Commonwealth or in full the Commonwealth of Nations) an association consisting of the UK together with states that were previously part of the British Empire,… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 commonwealth — /comănwéls/ s. n. grup de state. (<engl. commonwealth) Trimis de raduborza, 09.09.2006. Sursa: MDN  COMMONWEALTH COMĂNUÉLS/ s. n. grup de state. (< engl. commonwealth) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …

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  • 7 commonwealth — [kɔmɔnwɛls] n. m. ÉTYM. 1948, Larousse; mot angl., « communauté », abrév. de Commonwealth of Nations. ❖ ♦ Ensemble des États et territoires émancipés de l ancien Empire britannique, liés entre eux par le seul serment d allégeance à la Couronne… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 8 Commonwealth — Com mon*wealth (?; 277), n. [Common + wealth well being.] 1. A state; a body politic consisting of a certain number of men, united, by compact or tacit agreement, under one form of government and system of laws. [1913 Webster] The trappings of a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Commonwealth — (izg. kȍmonvelt) m DEFINICIJA pol. naziv za zajednicu zemalja koje sačinjavaju Britansko Kraljevstvo ETIMOLOGIJA engl. The Commonwealth of Nations …

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  • 10 commonwealth — late 15c., public welfare, general good, from COMMON (Cf. common) (adj.) + WEALTH (Cf. wealth); meaning the state is attested from 1510s; applied specifically to the government of England in the period 1649 1660 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 commonwealth — [n] political or geographic area body politic, citizenry, citizens, commonality, democracy, federation, nation, people, polity, republic, society; concepts 301,512 …

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  • 12 Commonwealth — This article is about Commonwealth the term. For the Commonwealth of Nations, see Commonwealth of Nations. For other uses, see Commonwealth (disambiguation). Commonwealth is a traditional English term for a political community founded for the… …

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  • 13 Commonwealth — Dieser Artikel erläutert den Staatenbund Commonwealth of Nations; andere Bedeutungen des Wortes Commonwealth unter Commonwealth (Begriffsklärung). Flagge des Commonwealth of Nations …

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  • 14 commonwealth — /kom euhn welth /, n. 1. (cap.) a group of sovereign states and their dependencies associated by their own choice and linked with common objectives and interests: the British Commonwealth. 2. the Commonwealth. See Commonwealth of Nations. 3. (cap …

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  • 15 Commonwealth — Para otros usos de este término, véase Commonwealth (desambiguación). El vocablo inglés Commonwealth (de “common” y el antigua “weal” que derivó en wealth) significa literalmente “riqueza común”. Actualmente se usa en relación con una comunidad… …

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  • 16 Commonwealth — Com|mon|wealth 〈[kɔ̣mənwɛlð] n.; ; unz.〉 1. Gemeinwesen 2. Völkergemeinschaft, Staatenbund ● Commonwealth of Australia [ ɔv ɔ:strɛıljə] Austral. Bund (Australien u. Tasmanien); Commonwealth of Nations [ ɔv nɛıʃənz] die Staatengemeinschaft des… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 commonwealth — [[t]kɒ̱mənwelθ[/t]] commonwealths 1) N PROPER: the N The Commonwealth is an organization consisting of the United Kingdom and most of the countries that were previously under its rule. 2) N IN NAMES: the N of n Commonwealth is used in the… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 Commonwealth — HISTORIA Régimen político (1649 60) instaurado en Inglaterra por Oliver Cromwell, tras la ejecución del rey Carlos I. POLÍTICA Conjunto de antiguas posesiones del Imperio Británico (excepto Mozambique) convertidas en estados independientes y… …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 19 Commonwealth —    Like its close cognate Commonweal, the term commonwealth implies the idea of a common good. The word came into use in the seventeenth century to name states deriving their legitimacy from a claim to pursue that good, as against legitimacy… …

    Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • 20 Commonwealth — /ˈkɒmənwɛlθ/ (say komuhnwelth) noun 1. Commonwealth of Australia, the official title of the Australian nation, adopted at federation in 1901. 2. → Commonwealth of Nations. 3. the English government from the fall of the monarchy in 1649 to the… …

    Australian English dictionary


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