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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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