Meaning of commonly in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkɒmənli/

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  • Very often; frequently.

    ‘a commonly used industrial chemical’
    • ‘shift workers commonly complain of not getting enough sleep’
    • ‘It is commonly stored for a long time but make sure that you consume it before the expiry date.’
    • ‘The tower is commonly known to be the oldest building in the whole of Oxford.’
    • ‘Heart failure is commonly caused by coronary artery disease and high blood pressure.’
    • ‘The giant structures are more commonly seen on rural hillsides than in busy city centres.’
    • ‘Mr Wilkins said the absence of a cinema in the town is a commonly raised issue.’
    • ‘The commonly held view of soap operas is that they don't truly represent real life.’
    • ‘The guide has also got some very interesting other facts on commonly muddled words.’
    • ‘This used to happen more commonly in the past when the kiosks were more part of the community.’
    • ‘The sense in which the word is commonly used would not however include persons of that description.’
    • ‘This species is also commonly cultivated for its cut flowers and is an outstanding garden plant.’
    • ‘Symptoms are often overlooked, as they are mild and commonly experienced by well people.’
    • ‘Other commonly recommended treatments such as drinking more fluid have not been proven.’
    • ‘These symptoms may last for some months or less commonly for a year or two.’
    • ‘A hip replacement is a commonly performed operation that can improve your quality of life.’
    • ‘They are certainly large in children of primary school age who are commonly taught the recorder.’
    • ‘They are most commonly found on the legs.’
    • ‘With trousers and skirts the label is commonly on the waistband and/or the hip pockets.’
    • ‘Risk assessments are commonly done, but it should be for the applicant to decide whether to do one.’
    • ‘This was commonly identified as information they would not otherwise have heard about.’
    • ‘Having a cataract removed is a commonly performed and generally safe operation.’
    often, frequently, regularly, repeatedly, recurrently, time and again, time and time again, over and over, all the time, routinely, habitually, customarily
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