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See also: commonwealth
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkɒmənˌwelθ/
- (Received Pronunciation, dated) IPA(key): /ˈkɔːmənˌwelθ/
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- (General American)
Commonwealth or the Commonwealth
- The Commonwealth of Nations, a loose confederation of nations based around the former British Empire.
- (Britain) The Commonwealth of England, which existed from 1649 to 1660, under Cromwell.
- (Australia) Australia, the Commonwealth of Australia, often referring to its federal government.
- Mr. Martin was found guilty of defrauding the Commonwealth by making false welfare claims.
- (in Kentucky) Kentucky, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, often referring to its government.
- (in Massachusetts) Massachusetts, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, often referring to its government.
- (in Pennsylvania) Pennsylvania, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, often referring to its government.
- (in Virginia) Virginia, the Commonwealth of Virginia, often referring to its government.
Commonwealth of Nations — see Commonwealth of Nations
Commonwealth of Australia — see Commonwealth of Australia
- IPA(key): /ˈkɔmənˌvɛls/, /-ˌvɛlf/, /-ˌwɛl-/, (educated also) /ˈkɔmənˌwɛlθ/
- Also said with /ˈkamən-/, perhaps after the pronunciation of com- in company and to come.