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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcommunalcom‧mu‧nal /ˈkɒmjənəl, kəˈmjuːnl $ ˈkɑː-/ ●○○ adjective  1 SHAREshared by a group of people or animals, especially a group who live together a communal bathroom2 GROUP OF PEOPLEinvolving people from many different races, religions, or language groups the worst communal violence in two years3 relating or belonging to all the people living in a particular community crops grown on communal land
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communalThe college has communal dining rooms, nurseries and clinics.Soon after Sri Lanka experienced another series of riots and communal disturbances which left thousands of refugees in temporary homes.The residents are able to enjoy the privacy of their own accommodation, together with the communal facilites offered within these projects.They were going to a communal kitchen for supper for all.There are four bedrooms in the house, and a large communal kitchen.The pasture is located on communal land.If at all possible, it's wise to discuss attitudes to communal living before jointly moving in.Even while acknowledging such visible community cues, family stories may cut across communal meanings.On the other side of the door, the restaurant was experiencing a communal release of inhibition.There was a dressing room adjacent to a communal shower, and there was a lot of steam.Researchers did a study of children raised in communal situations.
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