Definition of the norm
1 : an average level of development or achievement She scored well above/below the norm in math.
2 : something (such as a behavior or way of doing something) that is usual or expected Smaller families have become the norm.
Word by Word Definitions
: an authoritative standard : model
: a principle of right action binding upon the members of a group and serving to guide, control, or regulate proper and acceptable behavior
: average: such as
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