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typical

typ·i·cal

typical

 
pronunciation:
tI pih kl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: having the distinctive qualities of a particular type of person or thing.
A typical baby walks at about one year old.
synonyms:
classic, representative
antonyms:
abnormal
similar words:
demonstrative, model, peculiar
derivations: typically (adv.), typicality (n.), typicalness (n.)
Word Parts
The word typical contains the following part:
-al2, -ial, -ual Latin adjective-forming suffix that means pertaining to
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The suffix -al2, -ial attaches primarily to nouns (national , environmental ) but sometimes to Latin or Greek roots (final , capital , comical ) to form adjectives. See also -ar1.