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"abnormal" in British English

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abnormaladjective

uk   /æbˈnɔː.məl/  us   /-ˈnɔːr-/
C1 different from what is ​usual or ​average, ​especially in a way that is ​bad: abnormal ​behaviour/​weather/​conditions Tests ​revealed some abnormal ​skincells.

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abnormally
adverb uk   us   /-i/
The ​successrate was abnormally high.
(Definition of abnormal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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abnormaladjective

 us   /æbˈnɔr·məl, əb-/
not ​usual or ​average: We had an abnormal ​amount of ​snow. He has an abnormal ​heartbeat.
abnormality
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌæb·nɔrˈmæl·ɪ·t̬i, -nər-/
[C] No abnormalities ​showed up in the ​bloodtests.
abnormally
adverb  us   /æbˈnɔr·mə·li, əb-/
It was abnormally ​hot this ​summer.
(Definition of abnormal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “abnormal”
in Korean 비정상적인…
in Arabic شاذّ…
in Malaysian tidak normal…
in French anormal…
in Russian ненормальный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反常的,異常的,變態的(尤指不好的)…
in Italian anormale…
in Turkish garip, anormal, farklı…
in Polish nietypowy, nienormalny…
in Spanish anormal…
in Vietnamese khác thường…
in Portuguese anormal…
in Thai ผิดปกติ…
in German anormal…
in Catalan anormal…
in Japanese 異常な, 異様な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反常的,异常的,变态的(尤指不好的)…
in Indonesian tidak normal…
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