# Definition of 'denominator'

1. countable noun

2. See also common denominator, lowest common denominator

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noun

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We can see here the common denominator of sense experience. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)We always seem to descend to the lowest common denominator. The Sun (2010)Was she an integral part but still the lowest common denominator? Berthe Morisot (1990)The problem with the metaphor is that a lowest common denominator is not a low number. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The common denominator of all gardens is the interaction of plants and people. Winter Garden Glory (1993)The economic structure now drives to the lowest common denominator. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The common denominator is their specific practicality. Christianity Today (2000)No longer can the lowest common denominator or the common good be allowed to hold sway. Times, Sunday Times (2011)His lowest common denominator is very low indeed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is football of the lowest common denominator. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Can they see a common denominator here? The Sun (2015)But the common denominator in all three crimes is a degree of callousness that beggars belief. Times, Sunday Times (2009)How sad that in yet another area of life we have to choose the lowest common denominator once again. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Each does things slightly differently but the common denominator is that they bring investors together to share investment tips. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is increasingly moving from trying to find the common denominator to identifying the least and most uncommon single cause. MANAGING IN TURBULENT TIMES (1980)So will we discover anything deeper from the fourth plinth project than this simple appeal to the lowest common denominator? Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is the lowest common denominator. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You've got to find a common denominator. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's very hard to find a common denominator. The Sun (2009)Often, it is only a matter of finding the lowest common denominator. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)Coalition figures have spent the past few weeks arguing that the looming agenda amounts to more than a lowest common denominator approach to policy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was clear that we wanted to continue with each other, we just needed to find a common denominator in terms. The Sun (2015)

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