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Definition of common, Macmillan Online Dictionary: Free American English Dictionary and Thesaurus
[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"?