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the common weal

The common good of public society; the welfare of the general public. Having ousted the dictator from power, the new president has pledged to focus all his energy on the common weal.
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the public weal

The common good of public society; the welfare of the general public. Having ousted the dictator from power, the new president has pledged to focus all his energy on the public weal.
See also: public, weal
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Implementing the principle of the universal destination of goods requires political institutions that respect the worth of the human person and the primacy of private initiative; that guarantee the citizen the right of economic and political participation; that are framed democratically and oriented to a market economy; and, finally, that protect both the right of self-determination of nations and the global common weal on the international level (CA 15 and 48).
Charities like the Joseph Rowntree Foundation agree with the Common Weal that the UK is too tied to an economic model based on low-skilled, poorly paid jobs.
Common Weal is an old Scottish phrase that means both "to share wealth in common" and "for the wellbeing of all".
Weal came across the 13 inches by 10 inches painting at the auction in Wealden, Kent in 2004 where amazingly it was even catalogued as a Turner, even though it had a reserve price of just 700 pounds to 900 pounds.
Nyatiek Yiey Weal a victim of the attack said they were at home when a group of men dressed in militarily uniform came in a began to shot at her and her children.
He reminded his fellow Americans of the "necessity of reciprocal checks in the exercise of political power, by dividing and distributing it into different depositaries, and constituting each the guardian of the public weal against invasions by the others.
The sensitized children, especially those whose allergic weal was [greater than or equal to] 5 mm, had lower lung function than did those who tested negative (Table l).
The principal concerns turned on perceptions of political rights and the defense of the public weal.
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The financial arrangements were my editor's problem; I was just there to get the facts, write my story, and serve the public weal.
These include sympathy with the weal and woe of those with whom we interact, conceptions of fairness based on reciprocity and proportional contribution to desirable social outcomes, acknowledgment of a need for self-control in the face of various temptations, and a sense of duty that bids us to fulfill obligations even when doing so doesn't advance our own welfare.
Nevertheless, they pay at least occasional lip service to notions of Government responsibility for the common weal and ideals of fairness and equality.
2 Adult station in the area, and WEAL-AM (1510 Big WEAL Gospel), Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point's No.
Tennyson recovered and got back in the play, but he and a few other players collapsed on Anderson as Weal calmly waited for everyone to skate past him before sliding a 10-footer home.