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 (mŭn-dān′, mŭn′dān′)
1. Of, relating to, or typical of this world; secular.
2. Relating to, characteristic of, or concerned with commonplaces; ordinary.

[Middle English mondeine, from Old French mondain, from Latin mundānus, from mundus, world.]

mun·dane′ly adv.
mun·dane′ness, mun·dan′i·ty (-dăn′ĭ-tē) n.
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Adv.1.mundanely - in a worldly manner; "terrestrially changeable"
2.mundanely - in a mundane manner; "the young man spoke so mundanely of university life"


advweltlich; (= in a down-to-earth way) remark, describenüchtern; mundanely obviousallzu offensichtlich
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