# Definition of common denominator

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## common denominator

Word forms: common denominators

### Definitions

1. countable noun

In mathematics, a common denominator is a number which can be divided exactly by all the denominators in a group of fractions.

2. countable noun

3. → See also lowest common denominator

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### Example sentences containing 'common denominator'

Only gradually did he realize that the common denominator in all this was money. COMPULSIONHe saw in all of them the one common denominator that defined them: they were all rabid capitalists. FLOATING CITY## Trends of 'common denominator'

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