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adverb normally pronunciation in British English /ˈnɔː(r)m(ə)li/
  1. 1
    in most situations or cases

    It's an opportunity to try things you wouldn't normally be able to do.

    This is an illness normally associated with tropical countries.

    Normally it takes about six days to arrange a visit.

    She's not normally late.

  2. 2
    in the usual way

    Mum was trying to act normally, but she was clearly upset.

    Bus services are operating normally.

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