Polish English Dictionary

język polski - English

powszechny in English:

1. widespread

widespread fear
Depression is a period marked by slackening of business activity, widespread unemployment, falling prices, and wages, etc.
The Predator (more precisely, the MQ‐1 Predator), with its spine‐chilling name, was one of the first military drones to see widespread action.
The impression that many German wines are sweet, and don't go well with food, is widespread.
Some translators changed Alice's name to Sonya or Anya, even though Alisa is a widespread Russian name.
Esperanto, with its 130-year history and abundant literature, can be mastered in one tenth of the time required for learning one of the widespread national languages.
The loss of childhood spontaneity has caused widespread concern, as well as calls for review of the nation's educational and social structures.
Afterwards, because it was sanctioned by many of the successive dynasties Buddhism became widespread and had a tremendous impact on the development of Chinese thought, culture and art.
The widespread application of administrative guidance is considered to be a uniquely Japanese practice in which bureaucrats exert authority, without any legal backing, telling the private sector what to do and what not to do.
widespread knowledge / fact / problem / issue / awareness
There are reports of widespread flooding in northern France. Malnutrition in the region is widespread - affecting up to 78 percent of children under five years old. The campaign has received widespread support.
they also found evidence of the widespread use of children being paid to work
The widespread belief that women talk more than a man is in fact true.
His reputation was widespread and he was always invited to set the couples dancing at weddings and other festivals.
The widespread fear is that illegal immigration will increase considerably.

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2. common

A common way to finance a budget deficit is to issue bonds.
in common
Unless otherwise decided by the directors, if the company has a common seal and it is affixed to a document, the document must also be signed by at least one authorised person in the presence of a witness who attests the signature.
Mathematicians have this in common with the French: whatever you're trying to say to them, they take it and translate it in their own way and turn it around into something completely different.
It really is a nice theory. The only defect I think it has is probably common to all philosophical theories. It's wrong.
When there was despair in the dust bowl and depression across the land, she saw a nation conquer fear itself with a New Deal, new jobs, a new sense of common purpose. Yes, we can.
While the easiest way in metaphysics is to condemn all metaphysics as nonsense, the easiest way in morals is to elevate the common practice of the community into a moral absolute.
In a country where individualism is more common, personal objections to smoking in public are usually respected.
If you listen to great music even the most common things become something magnificent.
One can even buy a so-called Religion, which is really but common morality sanctified with flowers and music. Rob the Church of her accessories and what remains behind?
The verb 'help' takes to-infinitives and bare infinitives but bare infinitives are said to be the most common in casual text; as also used in this example sentence.
In most people's eyes she was nothing more than a common criminal. We are working together for a common purpose. Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer among women in this country.

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3. commonplace

Space travel will be commonplace some time in the future.
How commonplace would you say cheating is here?
I knew in my heart that if I could do it, others could as well, and I dedicated myself to making my “rare” experience commonplace.
Internet cafes are now commonplace in most cities
Threats, kidnappings, torture, arbitrary detentions and murders are becoming commonplace.
commonplace accessories
Aerial spraying is commonplace, particularly in forests and vineyards.
Electric cars are increasingly commonplace.
think that she has got all the usual commonplace points of view. She won’t say anything to surprise or shock you.
Is it commonplace in Spain to talk on your mobile in church?
Shopping on the Internet is quite commonplace.
It is now commonplace for people to use the Internet at home.
Znalazłam inne tłumaczenie tego commonplace, które pasuje do kontekstu w tekście
robbery became commonplace
For my multi-talented sister, able do anything with ease, it seems that my commonplace self is something whose existence she finds very hard to forgive.