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Meaning of “abnormal” - Learner’s Dictionary

abnormal

adjective     /æbˈnɔːməl/
different from what is normal or usual, in a way that is strange or dangerous: abnormal behaviour/weather They found abnormal levels of lead in the water.Strange, suspicious and unnaturalWrong
abnormally adverb
abnormally high temperatures
Translations of “abnormal”
in Arabic شاذّ…
in Korean 비정상적인…
in Malaysian tidak normal…
in French anormal…
in Turkish garip, anormal, farklı…
in Italian anormale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反常的,異常的,變態的(尤指不好的)…
in Russian ненормальный…
in Polish nietypowy, nienormalny…
in Vietnamese khác thường…
in Spanish anormal…
in Portuguese anormal…
in Thai ผิดปกติ…
in German anormal…
in Catalan anormal…
in Japanese 異常な, 異様な…
in Indonesian tidak normal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反常的,异常的,变态的(尤指不好的)…
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