common purpose

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  • Info The doctrine of common purpose, common design, joint enterprise, or joint criminal enterprise is a legal doctrine in some common law jurisdictions that imputes criminal liability to the participants in a criminal enterprise for all that results from that enterprise. more...
  • It is coming together for that common purpose and to end conflict in our lives.
  • There is all across our land a growing sense of peace and a sense of common purpose. Cited from State of the Union, Jimmy Carter
  • These work together for the common purpose of winning games. Cited from Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools, by Francis Marion Walters
  • We shall speak to them of common purposes, use the language of fellow-citizens. Cited from The Master of Mrs. Chilvers by Jerome K. Jerome 19
  • Yet even here it is not always easy to see common purposes and common interests. Cited from Community Civics and Rural Life, by Arthur W. Dunn
  • We have said that this common purpose was to "win the war." Cited from Community Civics and Rural Life, by Arthur W. Dunn
  • We now have a common purpose in life. Cited from The Story of the Foss River Ranch, by Ridgwell Cullum
  • People in communities have common purposes because they have the same wants. Cited from Community Civics and Rural Life, by Arthur W. Dunn
  • It is these wants that give COMMON PURPOSE to our community life. Cited from Community Civics and Rural Life, by Arthur W. Dunn
  • They were moving slowly toward the shore, and evidently they were held together by some common purpose. Cited from The Soul of a Child, by Edwin Bjorkman
  • They are not a special people at all, but men of all nations who have united for a common purpose. Cited from Dramatic Works of Gerhart Hauptmann, V1, Hauptmann
  • Joining together for a common purpose does not only belong to younger boys. Cited from The Child Under Eight, by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith
  • They all came to see him in the gunroom with a common purpose. Cited from Murder in the Gunroom, by Henry Beam Piper
  • All else was forgotten in the common purpose to "win the war." Cited from Community Civics and Rural Life, by Arthur W. Dunn
  • It consists in our having a common purpose, a common goal and common sorrows. Cited from Freedom's Battle, by Mahatma Gandhi
  • In this meeting white and blacks sat in the same room and worked for a common purpose.
  • While these laws share a common purpose, there are distinctions in their administration.
  • Their organization was quite informal, a common purpose held them together. Cited from First and Last Things, by H. G. Wells
  • One of the most common purposes of sculpture is in some form of association with religion.
  • The common purpose was to secure sufficient revenue for the support of the government. Cited from Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet, Sherman
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