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mediocrity

noun uk   /ˌmiː.diˈɒk.rə.ti/  us   /-ˈɑː.krə.t̬i/
C2 [U] the quality of being not very good: A goal just before half-time rescued the match from mediocrity. [C] a person that is not very good at something or not very good at anything in particular, or something that is not very good: These people are just mediocrities.
Translations of “mediocrity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 平庸, 平庸之材…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平庸之材…
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