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English definition of “bog-standard”

bog-standard

adjective uk   UK informal disapproving us  
completely ordinary, without anything special added: My last car was just a bog-standard model.Standard and routineQuite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable
(Definition of bog-standard from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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