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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    the quality of being commonplace and ordinary

    It turns out that the mundanity of our regular lives is the most captivating thing we could share with one another.

    Submitted by GeorgiaP. from Greece on 21/01/2017

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snap election

a general election … that is called earlier than expected

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