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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the part of the property of a Scottish burgh, in the form of land or funds, that is at the disposal of the community
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Noun1.common good - the good of a community
good - benefit; "for your own good"; "what's the good of worrying?"
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'We need to revamp our system in order to bring positivity in collective good governance thus we should foster sincerity in administrative and financial affairs of all government departments.' CM Jam Kamal said while addressing 29 Police Officer and two Airforce's officer arrived from National Police Academy Islamabad.
The governor said that he was not a bystander in the process to elect his own successor but a key stakeholder to support any candidate of his choice for the collective good of the state.
In addition to his real estate sales and management experience, Mintz took an interest in the collective good of California Real Estate agents by joining the Contra Costa Association of Realtors board.
The governor maintained that it was for the first time in country's history that civil and military leadership was united for collective good of Pakistan.
'The leaders over time made their interests more important than the collective good.
While it may be futile to debate which of the stereotypical value systems are better, Eastern or Western, there is one value that is essential for the smooth functioning of the family business: thinking, acting, planning for the collective good.
How I wished his unpleasant history could also be told to warn Kenyans against evil and rejecting collective good to bow to governments for self gain only.
Firdous Ashiq Awan said government is cooperating with media to air public service messages for the collective good of society.
He suggested the constant updating and overhauling of Extradition Treaties and all bilateral and multilateral agreements to defend and safeguard the integrated global economic order for the collective good.
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This service illustrates that we are delivering on our business excellence promise through collaboration with various sectors and, in this case, with one of our sister companies for the collective good of the sultanate.'
Therefore an expansion in the Council in the permanent category could imperil those gains.Stressing that the ideal of a more transparent and open Council should not be mortgaged to the narrow interests of a few countries, Lodhi maintained that aspirants for permanent status in the Council will necessarily fail to prioritize collective good over individual interest.

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