Meaning of NORMAL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ nɔ:(r)m(ə)l ]

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


Something that is normal is usual and ordinary, and is what people expect.

He has occasional injections to maintain his good health but otherwise he lives a normal life...

The two countries resumed normal diplomatic relations...

Some of the shops were closed but that’s quite normal for a Thursday afternoon...

Life in Israel will continue as normal.



A normal person has no serious physical or mental health problems.

Statistics indicate that depressed patients are more likely to become ill than are normal people...

Will the baby be normal?

= healthy


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