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noun     norm pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] something that is usual or expected

    Computer-generated images will become an accepted norm in movies.

    the norm:

    These children live in communities where failure is the norm.

    Fast cars have become the norm.

  2. 2
    [singular] an average standard or level
    the norm:

    Students who fall below the norm should be encouraged to improve.

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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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