common area

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Noun[edit]

common area (plural common areas)

  1. A piece of land or a room that is designed for the use of multiple visitors to or inhabitants of a place.
    The dorm offered students the choice of retreating to the privacy of their rooms, or mingling in the common area.
  2. (law) In a condominium or other cooperative residential facility, an area owned by the organization that oversees the facility, but is not owned by any specific resident.

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