typical

  • 1Typical — Typ ic*al, a. [L. typicus, Gr. ?, from ? type: cf. F. typique. See {Type}.] 1. Of the nature of a type; representing something by a form, model, or resemblance; emblematic; prefigurative. [1913 Webster] The Levitical priesthood was only typical… …

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  • 2Typical — «Typical» Canción de Raven Symoné Álbum This Is My Time Publicación 2004 Grabación …

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  • 3Typical — Album par Peter Hammill Sortie 1999 (Royaume Uni) Enregistrement 1999 (Royaume Uni) Genre Rock, Art rock, Rock progressif, Pop r …

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  • 4typical — I adjective according to custom, according to routine, accustomed, average, characteristic, common, commonplace, conformable, conformable to rule, consistent, conventional, current, customary, everyday, exemplifying a class, familiar, habitual,… …

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  • 5typical — c.1600, symbolic, emblematic, from M.L. typicalis symbolic, from L.L. typicus of or pertaining to a type, from Gk. typikos, from typos impression (see TYPE (Cf. type)). Sense of characteristic is first recorded 1850. Related: Typically …

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  • 6typical — *regular, natural, normal Analogous words: generic, general, *universal, common: specific (see SPECIAL) Antonyms: atypical: distinctive …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7typical — [adj] usual, conventional archetypal, archetypical, average, characteristic, classic, classical, common, commonplace, emblematic, essential, everyday, exemplary, expected, general, habitual, ideal, illustrative, in character*, indicative, in… …

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  • 8typical — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having the distinctive qualities of a particular type. 2) characteristic of a particular person or thing. DERIVATIVES typicality noun typically adverb …

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  • 9typical — [tip′i kəl] adj. [ML typicalis < L typicus < Gr typikos] 1. serving as a type; symbolic 2. having or showing the characteristics, qualities, etc. of a kind, class, or group so fully as to be a representative example 3. of or belonging to a… …

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  • 10Typical — Infobox Single Name = Typical Artist = Mute Math from Album = Mute Math B side = Progress Released = flagicon|United States April 10 2007 flagicon|United Kingdom August 27 2007 Format = Digital download Physical release (UK) Recorded = Nashville …

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  • 11typical — typ|i|cal [ tıpıkl ] adjective ** 1. ) like most things of the same type: It s a typical working class community. a typical reaction/response/comment fairly typical: He s followed a fairly typical career in teaching. typical of: The view is… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12typical */*/*/ — UK [ˈtɪpɪk(ə)l] / US adjective 1) a) like most people or things of the same type It s a typical working class community. a typical reaction/response/comment fairly typical: He s followed a fairly typical career in teaching. typical of: The view… …

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  • 13typical — [[t]tɪ̱pɪk(ə)l[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED You use typical to describe someone or something that shows the most usual characteristics of a particular type of person or thing, and is therefore a good example of that type. Cheney is everyone s image of… …

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  • 14typical — 01. The [typical] North American adult moves away from home between the ages of 18 20. 02. Women in our society are [typically] expected to do the majority of work raising children. 03. Parents of the child say his injury [typifies] the kind of… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15typical — typ|i|cal W2S2 [ˈtıpıkəl] adj [Date: 1600 1700; : Medieval Latin; Origin: typicalis, from Latin typicus, from Greek typikos, from typos; TYPE1] 1.) having the usual features or qualities of a particular group or thing ▪ typical British weather… …

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  • 16typical*/*/*/ — [ˈtɪpɪk(ə)l] adj 1) like most things of the same type It s a typical working class community.[/ex] a typical reaction/response/comment[/ex] His opinions are fairly typical of people of his generation.[/ex] 2) behaving in a way that is usual for a …

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  • 17typical — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem, sound ▪ become ▪ consider sth, regard sth as, take sth as ▪ …

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  • 18typical — adj. 1) typical of 2) typical to + inf. (it was typical of her to say such things) * * * [ tɪpɪk(ə)l] typicalof typical to+ inf. (it was typical other to say such things) …

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  • 19typical — / tIpIkFl/ adjective 1 having the usual features or qualities of a particular group or thing: a typical British summer (+ of): This painting is fairly typical of his early work. 2 behaving or happening in the usual way (+ of): It was typical of… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20typical — Overused by nearly everyone, typical should be restricted to the meanings of distinctive, characteristic, representative, and emblematic. Typical of is not a synonym for like. Dr. Flack is like most pediatricians, not Dr. Flack is typical of most …

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