Communal and Public


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Communal adjective – Used or done by a number of people as a group.
Usage example: the swimming pool is part of the communal property of the condo complex

Public is a synonym for communal in property topic. In some cases you can use "Public" instead the word "Communal" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like group, society, common, collective. popular alternative
Nearby Words: community, commune, communist, communally, communed
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Public adjective – Not known by only a select few.
Usage example: the mayor's indiscretions have been public knowledge for some time

Communal is a synonym for public in open topic. You can use "Communal" instead an adjective "Public", if it concerns topics such as property, group, common, community. popular alternative
Nearby Words: publicize, publicise, publication, publicity, publicly
Synonyms for Public

Things that words describes

mind communal mind public mind
area communal area public area
use communal use public use
bath communal bath public bath
Other nouns: vote, bathroom, baths, areas, toilets.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Fresh Meat Kingsley's first impression of JP is that he's the kind of public school boy who's into communal masturbation.
  • Bigger Is Better in Bed He just didnt realize it, because his short stature meant he spent his entire life avoiding any situation where public nudity would be required such as communal showers or locker rooms, and just assumed that any mentions from the women he dated was just what all women said to their hookups.
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