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typ·i·cal

 (tĭp′ĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Exhibiting the qualities, traits, or characteristics that identify a kind, class, group, or category: a typical suburban community.
2. Of or relating to a representative specimen; characteristic or distinctive.
3. Conforming to a type: a composition typical of the baroque period.
4. also typ·ic (-ĭk) Of the nature of, constituting, or serving as a type; emblematic.
5. Conforming with what usually happens: The bus is late again? That's so typical!

[Late Latin typicālis, from typicus, from Greek tupikos, from tupos, impression.]

typ′i·cal·ly adv.
typ′i·cal·ness, typ′i·cal′i·ty (-kăl′ĭ-tē) n.

typical

(ˈtɪpɪkəl)
adj
1. being or serving as a representative example of a particular type; characteristic: the painting is a typical Rembrandt.
2. considered to be an example of some undesirable trait: that is typical of you!.
3. of or relating to a representative specimen or type
4. conforming to a type
5. (Zoology) biology having most of the characteristics of a particular taxonomic group: a typical species of a genus.
Also (poetic): typic
[C17: from Medieval Latin typicālis, from Late Latin typicus figurative, from Greek tupikos, from tupos type]
ˈtypically adv
ˈtypicalness, ˌtypiˈcality n

typ•i•cal

(ˈtɪp ɪ kəl)

adj.
1. of the nature of or serving as a type or representative specimen: a typical family.
2. conforming to a particular type.
3. exemplifying most nearly the essential characteristics of a higher group of organisms and forming the type: the typical genus of a family.
4. characteristic or distinctive: typical mannerisms.
5. pertaining to, of the nature of, or serving as a type or emblem; symbolic.
[1605–15; < Medieval Latin typicālis= Late Latin typic(us) (< Greek typikós=týp(os) type + -ikos -ic) + Latin -ālis -al1]
typ′i•cal•ly, adv.
typ′i•cal•ness, typ`i•cal′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.typical - exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or categorytypical - exhibiting the qualities or characteristics that identify a group or kind or category; "a typical American girl"; "a typical suburban community"; "the typical car owner drives 10,000 miles a year"; "a painting typical of the Impressionist school"; "a typical romantic poem"; "a typical case of arteritis"
characteristic - typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra"
atypical, untypical - not representative of a group, class, or type; "a group that is atypical of the target audience"; "a class of atypical mosses"; "atypical behavior is not the accepted type of response that we expect from children"
2.typical - of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thingtypical - of a feature that helps to distinguish a person or thing; "Jerusalem has a distinctive Middle East flavor"- Curtis Wilkie; "that is typical of you!"
characteristic - typical or distinctive; "heard my friend's characteristic laugh"; "red and gold are the characteristic colors of autumn"; "stripes characteristic of the zebra"
3.typical - conforming to a typetypical - conforming to a type; "the typical (or normal) American"; "typical teenage behavior"
normal - conforming with or constituting a norm or standard or level or type or social norm; not abnormal; "serve wine at normal room temperature"; "normal diplomatic relations"; "normal working hours"; "normal word order"; "normal curiosity"; "the normal course of events"

typical

typical

adjective
1. Commonly encountered:
2. Serving to identify or set apart an individual or group:
Translations
نَموذَجينـَمُوذَجِيّ
typický
typisk
tyypillinen
tipičan
jellegzetesjellemzőtipikus
dæmigerîur
典型的な
전형적인
tipisks
značilen
typisk
ซึ่งเป็นตัวอย่าง
điển hình

typical

[ˈtɪpɪkəl] ADJ
1. (= archetypal) → típico
a typical Canadian winterun típico invierno canadiense
the typical Englishmanel inglés típico
he is typical of many people whoes un ejemplo típico de mucha gente que ...
2. (= usual, characteristic) [behaviour, reaction, style] → típico
with typical modesty he saidcon la modestia que le caracterizaba dijo ...con una modestía típica en él dijo ...
it was typical of her to offer to payera típico en ella ofrecerse a pagar
3. (expressing annoyance) "typical!" she shouted-¡cómo no! -gritó, -¡típico! -gritó
that's typical of him!¡eso es típico de él!
it was typical of our luck that it rainedcon la mala suerte que nos caracteriza, llovió, con nuestra mala suerte de siempre, llovió

typical

[ˈtɪpɪkəl] adj
(= representative) [example, case, day] → typique
A typical day begins at 8.30 → Une journée typique commence à 8h30.
to be typical of [+ group] → présenter toutes les caractéristiques de
Louisa is typical of many young women who attempt suicide → Louisa présente toutes les caractéristiques de beaucoup de jeunes femmes qui font une tentative de suicide.
(= characteristic) [energy, modesty] → habituel(le)
This feature is not typical of Chinese → Ceci n'est pas habituel en chinois.
(expressing annoyance)
That's just typical! → Ça ne m'étonne pas!, C'est typique!
That is just typical of you, isn't it? → Ça ne m'étonne pas de toi!

typical

adjtypisch (of für); a typical English towneine typisch englische Stadt; that’s typical of himdas ist typisch für ihn; isn’t that typical!ist das nicht wieder mal typisch!; typical male!typisch Mann!

typical

[ˈtɪpɪkl] adjtipico/a
a typical case/example → un caso/esempio tipico
the typical Spaniard → il tipico spagnolo, lo spagnolo tipo
(isn't that just) typical! → tipico!
that's typical of her! → questo è tipico di lei!

typical

(ˈtipikəl) adjective
(negative untypical) having or showing the usual characteristics (of). He is a typical Englishman; They're typical civil servants.
ˈtypically adverb

typical

نـَمُوذَجِيّ typický typisk typisch τυπικός típico tyypillinen typique tipičan tipico 典型的な 전형적인 typisch typisk typowy típico типичный typisk ซึ่งเป็นตัวอย่าง tipik điển hình 典型的

typical

a. típico-a, conforme a un tipo.

typical

adj típico
References in classic literature ?
There is no part of the world of coasts, continents, oceans, seas, straits, capes, and islands which is not under the sway of a reigning wind, the sovereign of its typical weather.
There are certain people of whom it is difficult to say anything which will at once throw them into relief--in other words, describe them graphically in their typical characteristics.
He's on the Stock Exchange, and he's a typical broker.
Among these we may take as typical BELIEVING and DESIRING.
There was about him something of Weyrother, Mack, and Schmidt, and many other German theorist-generals whom Prince Andrew had seen in 1805, but he was more typical than any of them.
There, raised high on a throne--seated on his typical antelope, with his four arms stretching towards the four corners of the earth-- there, soared above us, dark and awful in the mystic light of heaven, the god of the Moon.
These three persons look with the greatest mistrust and aversion upon each other; and each has repeatedly taken me apart and assured me, secretly, that he or she only is the real, the genuine, the typical American.
He saw it now as he looked at Stepan Arkadyevitch, radiant in his rags, graceful, well-fed, and joyous, a typical Russian nobleman.
Certain machinery in the body of the nun on the leads over the door was cleaned up and put in motion, so that the figure shook its head paralytically all day long, to the great admiration of a drunken, but very Protestant, barber over the way, who looked upon the said paralytic motion as typical of the degrading effect wrought upon the human mind by the ceremonies of the Romish Church and discoursed upon that theme with great eloquence and morality.
The imaginative treatment of the spiritual life, as in 'Paradise Lost' or 'The Faerie Queene,' or the impassioned exaltation of imaginative beauty, as in much Elizabethan poetry, seemed to the typical men of the Restoration unsubstantial and meaningless, and they had no ambition to attempt flights in those realms.
Ye that have wronged me are not sinful, save in a kind of typical illusion; neither am I fiend-like, who have snatched a fiend's office from his hands.
Their figures were massive and typical of strength.