What does commonweal mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word commonweal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. common good, commonweal(noun)

    the good of a community

Wiktionary

  1. commonweal(Noun)

    The common good.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Commonweal(noun)

    commonwealth

  2. Origin: [Common + weal.]

Freebase

  1. Commonweal

    Commonweal is an American journal of opinion edited and managed by lay Catholics. It is headquartered in The Interchurch Center in New York City.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Commonweal

    kom′un-wēl, Commonwealth, kom′un-welth, n. the common or public good: the government in a free state: the public or whole body of the people: a form of government in which the power rests with the people, esp. that in England after the overthrow of Charles I. [See Wealth.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of commonweal in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of commonweal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Walter Raleigh:

    All histories do show, and wise politicians do hold it necessary that, for the well-governing of every Commonweal, it behoveth man to presuppose that all men are evil, and will declare themselves so to be when occasion is offered.

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