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Definitions for communal
kəˈmyun l, ˈkɒm yə nlcom·mu·nal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. communal(adj)

    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"

  2. communal(adj)

    relating to a small administrative district or community

    "communal elections in several European countries"


  1. Communal(a.)

    resembling a commune or the practises of a commune; as, communal living.

    Etymology: [Cf. F. communal.]


  1. communal(Adjective)

    Pertaining to a community.

    Etymology: From communalis.

  2. communal(Adjective)

    Shared by a community; public.

    Etymology: From communalis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Communal(adj)

    pertaining to a commune

    Etymology: [Cf. F. communal.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of communal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of communal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of communal in a Sentence

  1. Tanya Hernandez:

    The contemporary Trump world means we don't have the luxury to be uncritical about who gets our communal love and support.

  2. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

    I've said from the start that we must have a proposal that's government-wide, science-based, so that we can really address the challenge that we face in a scientific, evidence-based way. That is not necessarily the course that has been advocated by some, but it's where we must be if we're going to end this, we have some of the best minds working 24/7, all hands on deck, to find a cure, which is of course the light at the end of the tunnel. But if we do not heed the advice of the scientific community about isolation and avoiding as much communal contact as possible — in fact none -- then the light at the end of the tunnel may be a train coming at us.

  3. American Progress.Weingarten:

    We prepared in a way that fundamentally transformed our unions from an entity that most of our members saw as transactional to an entity that most of our members saw as communal.

  4. Himanta Biswa Sarma:

    Their entire idea is to take over the state, suppressing our voice and suppressing our culture, that's why this election will be a counter to that communal propaganda. We are all for Indian Muslims and they are with us.

  5. Adrianne Shropshire:

    Elections and voter mobilization in black communities are a communal collective activity. There is a cultural dynamic that is at play here that is being affected, that's part of the challenge with vote by mail, we have to find ways to recreate that collective political action.

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  • طائفيArabic
  • колективен, комуналенBulgarian
  • yhteinen, yhteisöllinenFinnish
  • commun, communautaireFrench
  • pobail, pobalda, comhchoiteann, páirteachIrish
  • co-chadjinManx
  • קהילתית, קהילתיHebrew
  • ಕೋಮುKannada
  • commūnālisLatin
  • public, comunitarRomanian
  • обще́ственный, о́бщий, коммуна́льный, общи́нный, коллекти́вныйRussian
  • općedruštveni, zajednički, komunalniSerbo-Croatian
  • gemensam, allmän, samhälleligSwedish
  • సామాజికTelugu
  • 公社Chinese

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