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Engelsk navneord: commonwealth

1. commonwealth (om sted) the official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky) and associated territories (Puerto Rico)

Mindre specifikke termerprovince, state

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerCommonwealth of Puerto Rico, Porto Rico, PR, Puerto Rico

2. commonwealth (om gruppe) a politically organized body of people under a single government

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe state has elected a new president.
African nations.
Students who had come to the nation's capitol.
The country's largest manufacturer.
An industrialized land.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)body politic, country, land, nation, res publica, state

Mindre specifikke termerpolitical entity, political unit

Mere specifikke termerally, city state, city-state, commonwealth country, developing country, Dominion, foreign country, great power, major power, power, Reich, renegade state, rogue nation, rogue state, sea power, superpower, suzerain, world power

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerEelam, Tamil Eelam

Omfatter disse specifikke termerestate, estate of the realm, the three estates

3. commonwealth (om gruppe) a world organization of autonomous states that are united in allegiance to a central power but are not subordinate to it or to one another

Mindre specifikke termerglobal organization, international organisation, international organization, world organisation, world organization

Mere specifikke termerBritish Commonwealth, Commonwealth of Nations

4. commonwealth (om gruppe) a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)democracy, republic

Mindre specifikke termerform of government, political system

Mere specifikke termerparliamentary democracy, Weimar Republic

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