HyperDic: communal

English > 2 senses of the word communal:
ADJECTIVEallcommunalfor or by a group rather than individuals
pertcommunalrelating to a small administrative district or community
communal > pronunciation
Soundskahmyuw'nahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > communal: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningFor or by a group rather than individuals.
Examples
  • "dipping each his bread into a communal dish of stew"- Paul Roche
  • "a communal settlement in which all earnings and food were shared"
BroadercommonBelonging to or participated in by a community as a whole
Spanishcomunal, comunitario, grupal
Catalancomunal, comunitari, grupal
Nounscommunitycommon ownership
Adverbscommunallyby a group of people rather than an individual
Verbscommunalizemake something the property of the commune or community
English > communal: 2 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to a small administrative district or community.
Example"communal elections in several European countries"
Spanishcomunal, comunitario
Catalancomunal, comunitari
Nounscommunethe smallest administrative district of several European countries
Verbscommunalizemake something the property of the commune or community

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