common good

Definition

The good or well-being of an entity such as a company or an association. The concept is that the good of the entire group can be no more than the good of each particular component.

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  • They decided it was for the common good of everyone for the people to go their separate ways and never see each other again.

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  • Try to always do things with the common good in mind so that your business gets a good reputation inside the community.

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  • When trying to come up with the best solution to a problem think about which one will be most in favor of the common good.

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