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"normally" in British English

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normallyadverb

uk   /ˈnɔː.mə.li/  us   /ˈnɔːr-/
B2 If something ​happens normally, it ​happens in the ​usual or ​expected way: Are the ​phonesworking normally again?B1 mainly UK If you normally do something, you usually or ​regularly do it: She doesn't normally ​arrive until ten. Normally, I ​plan one or two ​daysahead.

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(Definition of normally from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"normally" in American English

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normallyadverb

 us   /ˈnɔr·mə·li/
usually or ​regularly: She doesn’t normally ​stopworking to have ​lunch.
(Definition of normally from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"normally" in Business English

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normallyadverb

uk   us   /ˈnɔːməli/
usually, or in most ​cases: The ​application normally ​takes about two weeks to ​process.
(Definition of normally from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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