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Mergers and takeovers have become increasingly common in recent years.
The most common criticism was that he was always late.
Today smog is a common occurrence in many major cities.
It was common for children to play in the street.
Member states also agreed to pursue a common trade policy.
a group of people descended from a common ancestor
She was Swiss and I am from Vietnam, so French was our common language.
These issues are common to all our clients.
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a curved area at one end of a church
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