Synonyms of commonwealth


1. commonwealth, state, province

usage: the official name of some states in the United States (Massachusetts and Pennsylvania and Virginia and Kentucky) and associated territories (Puerto Rico)

2. state, nation, country, land, commonwealth, res publica, body politic, political unit, political entity

usage: a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"

3. commonwealth, world organization, world organisation, international organization, international organisation, global organization

usage: a world organization of autonomous states that are united in allegiance to a central power but are not subordinate to it or to one another

4. democracy, republic, commonwealth, political system, form of government

usage: a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them

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Definition and meaning of commonwealth (Dictionary)