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common denominator

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability, Numbers
common denominatorˌcommon deˈnominator noun [countable]  1 MIan attitude or quality that all the different members of a group have The common denominator of both types of novel is the vulnerable threatened heroine.2 the lowest common denominator3 HMN technical a number that can be divided exactly by all the denominators (=bottom number) in a set of fractions
Examples from the Corpus
common denominatorThe common denominator in these two election campaigns was money.
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