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normnoun [C]

 us   /nɔrm/
an ​acceptedstandard or a way of being or doing things: Illness has ​become the norm for her.
(Definition of norm from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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normnoun

uk   us   /nɔːm/
[C] an ​acceptedstandard, or a way of ​behaving or doing things that most ​peopleagree with: These ​standards generally ​exceed the ​accepted industry norms. We need to ​recognize Europe's ​variedcultural, ​political, and ​ethical norms. accepted social norms
the norm [S] the ​amount that is usual, or a ​situation or ​type of ​behaviour that is expected and considered to be typical: Yields ​fell below the norm for the third ​year in ​succession. Delays are likely to be the norm for ​airtravel in the next few weeks.
(Definition of norm from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “norm”
in Chinese (Simplified) 行为准则, 规范…
in Turkish belli toplumlarda kabul edilmiş davranışlar bütünü/manzumesi…
in Russian норма, правило…
in Chinese (Traditional) (行為)準則, 規範…
in Polish norma…
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