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  • adv. In a typical or common manner.
  • adv. In an expected or customary manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a typical manner; representatively; symbolically.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a typical manner


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typical +‎ -ly


  • Even the name Un-American was a hijacking of the term typically used until then to characterize the undemocratic treatment of minorities.


  • Product Innovation: Product innovation is a term typically applied to technology companies, and not to food companies.

  • The term typically applies to functional but poorly-pieced-together hardware or software, but in this case it extends to just about any ugly but effective solution to a problem. Chronicle

  • But since the two remain unmarried, Ms. Lee won 't assume the title typically taken by the governor' s wife.

    Inventing Protocol for First Girlfriend

  • Myth, by contrast, has long been a source of scholarly fascination, although the term typically emerges in the study of American literatures in its pejorative sense.

    CFP: American Literature, Special Issue on SF, Fantasy, and Myth « Gerry Canavan

  • Without even getting into the racial aspects or the fact that the term typically is used in situations where the parents are unmarried.

    Not a Post-Racism Society: Fair and Balanced « Lean Left

  • The modern Greek word θηριο (therio), derived from this word, typically translates as "monster."

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • The modern Greek word '' 'θηριο' '' ( '' therio ''), derived from this word, typically translates as "monster."

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • While the definition of "3D-Ready" varies from manufacturer to manufacturer, the term typically means that the set can display 3D content but lacks the IR emitter needed to sync the TV's image to the glasses -- so you'll need to buy that separately.


  • Though it wasn't clear what he meant by the remark, the term typically refers to workers who supposedly provide legal services to the poor for their own gain, The Times reported.

    The Seattle Times


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