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Synonyms for commonwealth

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

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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

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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The potential role that Cyprus can play in the framework of the Commonwealth especially after the exit of Britain from the European Union, was highlighted on Thursday during the launch event of the Cyprus Branch of the Royal Commonwealth Society (RCS) in Nicosia, in the presence of Prince Michael of Kent.
Prince Michael spoke for a renewed opportunity for the Commonwealth after the recomposition within the EU, which presented an opportunity for Cyprus to play a bigger part in world affairs.
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ISLAMABAD, February 17, 2012 (Balochistan Times): Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Thursday received Commonwealth Secretary General Kamalesh Sharma and expressed Pakistans desire for greater engagement with the Commonwealth.
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