[ adjective ] have in common; held or experienced in common


"two shared valence electrons forming a bond between adjacent nuclei" "a shared interest in philately"

Used in print

(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)

Feelings of a community of interest will have_to be recreated - in some of the new nations , indeed , they must be built for_the_first_time - on a new basis which looks toward the future and does not rely only on shared memories of the past .

(Joyce O. Hertzler, American Social Institutions;...)

The value-system of a community or society is always correlated with , and to a degree dependent upon , a more_or_less shared system of religious_beliefs and convictions .

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unshared common joint joint

[ adjective ] distributed in portions (often equal) on the basis of a plan or purpose

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