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synonyms for commonwealth

  • federation
  • society
  • citizenry
  • citizens
  • commonality
  • democracy
  • nation
  • people
  • polity
  • republic
  • body politic
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How to use commonwealth in a sentence

Former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe officially announced a comeback bid yesterday, citing a need “to think big and act bold” and his plan to raise teacher pay in the commonwealth above the national average.
THE TRAILER: WHY THE GOP IS TALKING ABOUT CHINA, FROM GEORGIA TO THE COURTROOMDAVID WEIGELDECEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“I am running for governor again to think big, and to be bold, and to take the commonwealth of Virginia to the next level — and to lift up all Virginians,” he said at a Richmond elementary school, a location meant to signal a commitment to education.
TERRY MCAULIFFE, IN ANNOUNCING BID FOR VIRGINIA GOVERNOR, FOCUSES ON EDUCATION WHILE NODDING TO DEMOCRATS’ LEFTWARD SHIFTLAURA VOZZELLADECEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I am running for governor again to think big and to be bold and take the commonwealth of Virginia to the next level and lift up all Virginians.
TERRY MCAULIFFE RUNNING FOR VA. GOVERNOR FOR SECOND TIMEPARKER PURIFOYDECEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Only the Lee statue was owned by the state, and an 1889 deed required the commonwealth to protect the memorial forever.
VIRGINIA ATTORNEY GENERAL ASKS COURT TO LET NORTHAM REMOVE LEE STATUE IN RICHMONDPATRICIA SULLIVANNOVEMBER 10, 2020WASHINGTON POST
“That’s twice the rate of the rest of the commonwealth, and that quite frankly is troubling,” Northam said.
D.C. REGION HITS 11-WEEK HIGH IN CORONAVIRUS INFECTIONS BUT AVOIDS SPIKES SEEN ELSEWHEREDANA HEDGPETH, LAURA VOZZELLA, LOLA FADULU, REBECCA TANOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON POST
They are, in my opinion, taking advantage of this new majority’s desire to do something for the environment and they are using that as a way to gouge the citizens of this commonwealth.
INSIDE THE UTILITY COMPANY LOBBYING BLITZ THAT WILL HIKE ELECTRIC BILLSBY PATRICK WILSON, RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCHOCTOBER 9, 2020PROPUBLICA
Dockier, a prominent leader of the Levelers, in the times of the English commonwealth, was shot by order of the government.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
All must work for the state; only in a socialist commonwealth can social justice be found.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
His book is in cold reality nothing but a series of conversations explaining how a socialist commonwealth is supposed to work.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Or turn from the gray officials to the purple citizens of the soap bubble commonwealth of socialism.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
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WORDS RELATED TO COMMONWEALTH

  • commonwealth
  • constituency
  • country
  • electorate
  • land
  • nation
  • polity
  • res publica
  • state
  • the people
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