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noun mediocrity pronunciation in British English /ˌmiːdiˈɒkrəti/
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singularmediocrity
pluralmediocrities
  1. 1
    [countable/uncountable] a quality, ability, or achievement that is average or below average

    We will not accept mediocrity – the job they do is of critical importance.

  2. 2
    [countable] someone who is not considered clever or important

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