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noun [countable] common denominator pronunciation in British English
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singularcommon denominator
pluralcommon denominators
  1. 1
    a feature that everyone or everything in a particular group has

    The common denominator in all his novels is the use of the supernatural.

  2. 2
    maths a number that can be divided exactly by all the denominators (=numbers written below the line) in a particular group of fractions. The common denominator of 1/4, 1/3, and 1/6 is 12.


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