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    Definition of common, Macmillan Online Dictionary: Free American English Dictionary and Thesaurus
    common
    [only before noun] ordinary, with no special status or rank
    - a common soldier/criminal
    - the common man: This is true both for the philosopher and the common man.
    - the common people: In the fifteenth century the common people could neither read nor write.


    Are common, common and common interchangeable with "ordinary"?

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    Re: common

    Quote Originally Posted by Daruma View Post
    Hello

    Definition of common, Macmillan Online Dictionary: Free American English Dictionary and Thesaurus
    common
    [only before noun] ordinary, with no special status or rank
    - a common soldier/criminal
    - the common man: This is true both for the philosopher and the common man.
    - the common people: In the fifteenth century the common people could neither read nor write.


    Are common, common and common interchangeable with "ordinary"?

    Thank you.
    Yes, in those examples.

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