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The word "typical" is an adjective that means average, normal, or usual.

  • What is a typical day like for you?
  • It’s typical for her to be late to class.
  • That’s so typical of him to say that.
  • A typical office worker arrives at work at 8:30 a.m. and leaves at 5 p.m.
  • Delays and late arrivals are typical problems in the airline industry.

The adverb for this word is "typically."

  • He typically eats lunch there every day.
  • Today the students are late to class, but typically they’re on time.
  • I typically spend two to three hours a day working on this website.

working on the computer

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Originally published on April 24, 2013. Updated April 22, 2017.



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