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  •  Common Cause. Ground. Sense. (0+ / 0-)

    common cause (noun)

    cooperation: common cause, mutual assistance, helping one another, networking, back-scratching, aiding and abetting, logrolling

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    common ground

    common ground   noun
    A foundation for mutual understanding: "The leaders failed to find common ground on the defensive side of this possible bargain" (McGeorge Bundy).

    common sense

    common sense   noun
    Native good judgment.

    [Translation of Latin sensus communis, common feelings of humanity.]

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    by LNK on Mon Dec 13, 2010 at 04:39:30 PM PST

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