typically

adverb typ·i·cal·ly \ ˈti-pi-k(ə-)lē \
Updated on: 18 Apr 2018

Definition of typically

1 : on a typical occasion : in typical circumstances
  • typically, members of our staff receive little … recognition
  • —Brendan Gill
2 : in a typical manner
  • typically American

Examples of typically in a Sentence

  1. prairie dogs typically live in open spaces

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First Known Use of typically

1605

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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TYPICALLY Defined for English Language Learners

typically

Definition of typically for English Language Learners

  • : generally or normally

  • : in the usual way



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