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adjective typical pronunciation in British English /ˈtɪpɪk(ə)l/
  1. 1
    like most people or things of the same type

    It’s a typical working-class community.

    a typical reaction/response/comment

    fairly typical:

    He’s followed a fairly typical career in teaching.

    typical of:

    The view is fairly typical of people of his generation.

  2. 2
    used for saying that someone is behaving in the way that they usually behave

    She responded with typical enthusiasm.

    typical of:

    It was typical of him to want to help.

  3. 3
    mainly spoken used for saying that you are not surprised that something bad has happened

    It’s typical! Just when we might have won, two of our players got injured.

    The show’s been cancelled? Typical!

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