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English definition of “common or garden”

common or garden

adjective [before noun] uk   UK informal us  
very ordinary: It's a common or garden washing machine, but it works perfectly well.Plain and ordinaryTedious and uninspiring
(Definition of common or garden from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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