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- noun A state, republic, or commonwealth.
- noun The general public good or welfare.
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- noun The common
good, as identified with the wider state; the commonwealth, the body politic.
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- noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
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[Latin rēs pūblica; see republic.]
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From Latin rēs publica. Compare republic.
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