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abnormaladjective

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

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abnormally
adverb uk   /æbˈnɔː.məl.i/ us   /æbˈnɔːr.məl.i/
The success rate 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 blood tests.
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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