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1. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public.

Synonyms

  • communal
  • joint
  • public
  • commonness

Antonyms

  • individuality
  • individual
  • outfield
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

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2. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual.

Synonyms

  • average
  • popular
  • demotic
  • commonplaceness
  • commonness
  • grassroots
  • ordinary
  • standard
  • frequent
  • general
  • everydayness
  • usual

Antonyms

  • uncommon
  • uncommonness
  • extraordinary
  • infield

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

3. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] common to or shared by two or more parties.

Synonyms

  • mutual

Antonyms

  • unusualness
  • extraordinariness

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

4. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] commonly encountered.

Synonyms

  • usual

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • ripe

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

5. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language.

Synonyms

  • vernacular
  • vulgar

Antonyms

  • sophisticated
  • well
  • unite

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

6. common

noun. ['ˈkɑːmən'] a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area.

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • green
  • village green
  • parcel
  • park
  • populated area
  • commons
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • pleasure ground
  • funfair
  • urban area
  • amusement park

Antonyms

  • abnormality
  • incidental
  • layman
  • unorthodox

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

7. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] of or associated with the great masses of people.

Synonyms

  • vulgar
  • plebeian
  • unwashed

Antonyms

  • unwrap
  • uncover
  • appointive
  • undemocratic

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

8. privet

noun. any of various Old World shrubs having smooth entire leaves and terminal panicles of small white flowers followed by small black berries; many used for hedges.

Synonyms

  • shrub
  • white wax tree
  • Ligustrum
  • Ligustrum amurense
  • Chinese privet
  • ibota privet
  • Ligustrum japonicum
  • bush
  • common privet
  • Amur privet
  • Ligustrum ovalifolium
  • Ligustrum lucidum
  • California privet
  • Japanese privet
  • genus Ligustrum
  • Ligustrum ibolium
  • ibolium privet
  • Ligustrum obtusifolium

Antonyms

  • superior

9. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] to be expected; standard.

Antonyms

  • immoderate

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

10. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] of low or inferior quality or value.

Synonyms

  • coarse

Antonyms

  • elegance
  • particularity

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word common-privet


1. Noun Phrase
For anthracnose control, avoid the susceptible common privet (L. vulgare) and choose more resistant varieties like Amur (L. Amurense) or Regal (L. obtusifolium 'Regelianum').

2. Noun Phrase
It is so robust that in many areas common privet (a native of Japan) and Chinese privet are considered invasive.

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