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Students would have a fully equipped laptop to call their own as well as one that didn’t lack key functionalities, which is common among donated devices.

The company’s financial history is occluded — common with private companies — and a bit uneven.

Residents often live four to a room, share a bathroom, and congregate in crowded common spaces.

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The system can’t be easily reverse-engineered to determine what it learned to pay attention to during training — a common problem for researchers trying to use AI to do science.

Accounts on these platforms were all registered using a handful of common email addresses and phone numbers.

The email appears to have been a relatively common attempt to gain personal information from a wide range of unwitting victims.

The vaccine is delivered through a “carrier virus” that causes a common cold in chimpanzees but does not affect humans.

Another read: “We need leaders who will stand against Common Core.”

Finding the common bonds that help us realize that we have far more in common than that which separates us.

At the time, screen quotas were far more common among film producing industries.

The Smooth Naked Horsetail is a common plant, specially by the sides of streams and pools.

I would ask you to imagine it translated into every language, a common material of understanding throughout all the world.

Our social life is aimless without it, we are a crowd without a common understanding.

Diplococci without capsules are common in the sputum, but have no special significance.

He had discovered that the all-glorious boast of Spain was not exempt from the infirmities of common men.


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On this page you'll find 343 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to common, such as: accepted, commonplace, everyday, familiar, frequent, and natural.

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