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adverb typ·i·cal·ly \ˈti-pi-k(ə-)lē\

Simple Definition of typically

  • : generally or normally

  • : in the usual way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of typically

  1. 1 :  in a typical manner <typically American>

  2. 2 :  on a typical occasion :  in typical circumstances <typically, members of our staff receive little…recognition — Brendan Gill>

Examples of typically in a sentence

  1. <prairie dogs typically live in open spaces>



1605

First Known Use of typically

1605



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