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common  

1    a dime a dozen, average, bog-standard     (Brit. & Irish slang)   commonplace, conventional, customary, daily, everyday, familiar, frequent, general, habitual, humdrum, obscure, ordinary, plain, regular, routine, run-of-the-mill, simple, standard, stock, usual, vanilla     (slang)   workaday  
2    accepted, general, popular, prevailing, prevalent, universal, widespread  
3    collective, communal, community, popular, public, social  
4    coarse, hackneyed, inferior, low, pedestrian, plebeian, stale, trite, undistinguished, vulgar  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    abnormal, distinguished, famous, formal, important, infrequent, noble, outstanding, rare, scarce, sophisticated, strange, superior, uncommon, unknown, unpopular, unusual  
3    personal, private  
4    cultured, gentle, refined, sensitive  


common-sense   , common-sensical  
      adj   astute, down-to-earth, hard-headed, judicious, level-headed, matter-of-fact, practical, realistic, reasonable, sane, sensible, shrewd, sound  
  
Antonyms     
   airy-fairy     (informal)   daft     (informal)   foolish, impractical, irrational, unrealistic, unreasonable, unthinking, unwise  
common sense     
good sense, gumption     (Brit. informal)   horse sense, level-headedness, mother wit, native intelligence, nous     (Brit. slang)   practicality, prudence, reasonableness, smarts     (slang, chiefly U.S.)   sound judgment, soundness, wit  
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n.
the preferred terminology used among the management hierarchy of a business establishment in reference to native ideas and common interests related to their particular field.
syn.: slang, jargon
id.
use your common sense or resourcefulness
n.
an affectionate slang name for a penis, similar to tadger, which is a more common used term. Used especially in the North of England, Todger has also been used as a nickname, particularly for males called Tom and Todd
exp.
expression meaning that several or all members of a family have something in common (a skill, a feature, a path or a behavior)
E.g.: He became an actor too. It runs in the family.
n.
A meeting of people who have the same interests, or belong to the same organization
I like conventions more than meeting with people who have nothing in common with me.
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
vi.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
n.
A small short-term loan, with very high interest rates, that the borrower promises to repay on or near the next payday. Used by wage earners who run short of cash before payday. Payday lending is an established form of lending in the US and Canada.
Also: payday advance, overnight loan.

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