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com·mu·nal

 (kə-myo͞o′nəl, kŏm′yə-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a commune.
2. Of or relating to a community.
3.
a. Of, belonging to, or shared by the people of a community; public.
b. Marked by collective ownership and control of goods and property.

[French, from Late Latin commūnālis, from Latin commūnis, common; see common.]

com′mu·nal′i·ty (kŏm′yə-năl′ĭ-tē) n.
com·mu′nal·ly adv.

communal

(ˈkɒmjʊnəl)
adj
1. (Sociology) belonging or relating to a community as a whole
2. (Sociology) relating to different groups within a society: communal strife.
3. (Sociology) of or relating to a commune or a religious community
communality n
ˈcommunally adv

com•mu•nal

(kəˈmyun l, ˈkɒm yə nl)

adj.
1. used or shared in common by everyone in a group: a communal stove.
2. of, by, or belonging to the people of a community; public; common: communal land.
3. pertaining to a commune or a community: communal life.
4. engaged in by or involving two or more communities.
[1805–15; < French < Latin commūnālis <commūn(e) commune3]
com•mu′nal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.communal - for or by a group rather than individuals; "dipping each his bread into a communal dish of stew"- Paul Roche; "a communal settlement in which all earnings and food were shared"; "a group effort"
common - belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public; "for the common good"; "common lands are set aside for use by all members of a community"
2.communal - relating to a small administrative district or community; "communal elections in several European countries"

communal

adjective
1. community, neighbourhood Communal violence broke out in different parts of the country
2. public, shared, general, joint, collective, communistic The inmates ate in a communal dining room.
public single, private, individual, personal, exclusive, unshared

communal

adjective
Belonging to, shared by, or applicable to all alike:
Translations
الحَياه العامَّهمُشْتَرَك
komunitníspolečný
fællesfællesantenne
kommunálisközösségi
sameiginlegursamfélags-
ortakortak yaşama ait

communal

[ˈkɒmjuːnl] ADJ [property, ownership] → comunal; [living room, dining room, facilities] → común; [activities] → comunitario

communal

[ˈkɒmjʊnəl] adj
[life] → communautaire
(= for common use) [dining-room, kitchen, bathroom] → commun(e)

communal

adj
(= of a community)Gemeinde-; communal lifeGemeinschaftsleben nt
(= owned, used in common)gemeinsam; bathroom, kitchen alsoGemeinschafts-

communal

[ˈkɒmjuːnl] adj (facilities) → in comune; (for common use) → pubblico/a; (life) → di comunità

commune

(ˈkomjuːn) noun
a group of people living together and sharing everything they own.
ˈcommunal adjective
1. of a community. The communal life suited them.
2. shared. a communal television aerial.
References in classic literature ?
He is learned in old manorial and communal rights, and he applies his knowledge sometimes in favour of the villagers of Fernworthy and sometimes against them, so that he is periodically either carried in triumph down the village street or else burned in effigy, according to his latest exploit.
Impossible to place our Cathedral in that other family of lofty, aerial churches, rich in painted windows and sculpture; pointed in form, bold in attitude; communal and bourgeois as political symbols; free, capricious, lawless, as a work of art; second transformation of architecture, no longer hieroglyphic, immovable and sacerdotal, but artistic, progressive, and popular, which begins at the return from the crusades, and ends with Louis IX.
thought Pierre as he fell asleep, "to enter communal life completely, to be imbued by what makes them what they are.
This expression, which may be called a line, was taken up and repeated by the crowd; others might be added to it, and thus gradually, in the course of generations, arose the regular habit of communal composition, composition of something like complete ballads by the throng as a whole.
In this second attempt I had the support of several people to whom I had rendered some service, and I was backed by the members of the Communal Council, for I had appealed to their parsimonious instincts, showing them how much it cost to support the poor wretches, and pointing out how largely they might gain by converting their plots of ground (to which the idiots had no proper title) into allotments which were needed in the township.
Nothing keeps them in order but their own communal court and their village elder.
Now, I am sure, the next communal election will go all right.
THE NDA government at the Centre is taking credit for a dip in the incidents of communal strife in the country, but the data released by the Ministry of Home Affairs ( MHA) shows that BJP led states are among the worst performers in curbing communal disharmony.
Contract notice: Administration, maintenance and routine maintenance of communal land on housing estates.
ISLAMABAD -- Veteran Hurriyet leader Syed Ali Gilani has warned that some communal elements are trying to give a communal colour to Kashmiris struggle for freedom and deviate the attention of the world from the basic issue of right to self-determination.
11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewish Communal Fund (JCF), the largest and most active Jewish donor advised fund in the country, approved grants totaling $816,904 to local Jewish charities in the New York area through its endowment, the JCF Special Gifts Fund.
The Institutional Origins of Communal Violence: Indonesia's Transition from Authoritarian Rule.