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commonwealth

US [ˈkɑmənˌwelθ]
UK [ˈkɒmənˌwelθ]
  • n.英联邦(由英国和其他大多数曾经隶属于大英帝国的国家组成)
  • Web共和国;国民整体;联合体
Plural Form:commonwealths  
Commonwealth
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n.
1.
英联邦(由英国和其他大多数曾经隶属于大英帝国的国家组成)an organization consisting of the United Kingdom and other countries, including most of the countries that used to be part of the British Empire
a member of the Commonwealth
英联邦成员国
Commonwealth countries
英联邦国家
2.
(用于美国肯塔基、马萨诸塞、宾夕法尼亚和弗吉尼亚四州的正式名称中)州used in the official names of, and to refer to, some states of the US (Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Virginia)
the Commonwealth of Virginia
弗吉尼亚州
The city and the Commonwealth have lost a great leader.
这座城市和这个州失去了一位伟大的领袖。
3.
(与美国联系紧密的)自治政区an independent country that is strongly connected to the US
Puerto Rico remains a US commonwealth, not a state.
波多黎各至今仍然是美国的一个自治政区,而不是一个州。
4.
(用于某些政治上相互有联系的国家集团的名称)联合体used in the names of some groups of countries or states that have chosen to be politically linked with each other
the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
独立国家联合体(独联体)

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