Significado de “typical” - en el Diccionario Inglés

typical en inglés

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uk /ˈtɪp.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˈtɪp.ɪ.kəl/

B1 showing all the characteristics that you would usually expect from a particular group of things:

I must look like the typical tourist with my shorts and my camera.
This kind of hot and spicy food is very typical of the food in the south of the country.

disapproving showing all the bad characteristics that you expect from someone or something, often in a way that is annoying:

It's just typical of Dan to spend all that money on the equipment and then lose interest two months later.
"He called at the last minute to say he wasn't coming." "Typical!"

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(Definición de typical del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

typical en inglés americano

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us /ˈtɪp·ɪ·kəl/

showing the characteristics of a particular kind of person or thing:

He looked like the typical tourist with his camera and baseball cap.
This dish is typical of Southern cooking.

disapproving Typical also means behaving as you would expect:

"He called to say he wasn’t coming." "Typical! You can’t rely on Michael for anything!"

(Definición de typical del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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There are four or five hens in each cage, they cannot spread their wings or scratch the ground or perform any of the activities typical of their natural behaviour.
In the light of all this, the report's appeal for 'non-militarisation' of space - typical proof of the outrageous duplicity of imperialist political mouthpieces - is the utmost hypocrisy.
If, based on this, we were to reduce tuberculosis to a problem typical of developing countries, we should be greatly deceiving ourselves.
We have all seen the results and achievements in a number of sectors that 10 or 20 years ago were looked upon as monopolies on typical services of general interest.
I think that the problems we are discussing today are middle class problems, which is a fairly typical occurrence in the current political climate.
I am thinking of the position of the self-employed who are not actually self-employed but are in fact employees, for example, and the social security of the non-typical employee.
The transport sector is a typical example.
The debate in committee and also within the groups themselves was not lacking in disagreements, sometimes lively, which are typical of an across-the-board confrontation that transcends the respective political positions.
I would argue that for men too there may be typical work-related problems and conditions, and we would like to see more attention paid to those.
We must highlight the problem of rare diseases in particular, because it is a typical issue which can only be tackled on an international and transnational scale.