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Meaning of COMMUNAL

Pronunciation:  ku'myoonl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [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. [adj]  relating to a small administrative district or community; "communal elections in several European countries"

COMMUNAL is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: common, group(a)



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Com"mu*nal\ (? or ?), a. [Cf. F. communal.]
Pertaining to a commune.

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