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commonplace

adjective

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2 often observed or encountered
  • the large corporate mergers that have become commonplace

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commonplace

noun

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an idea or expression that has been used by many people
  • the familiar summertime commonplace that "It's not the heat, it's the humidity"

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The first known use of commonplace was in 1561

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“Commonplace.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/commonplace. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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