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This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 2).
norm(
nawrm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (standard)
a. la norma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Unfortunately, violence as a way to resolve conflicts has become the norm for them.Desafortunadamente, la violencia como un modo para resolver conflictos se ha convertido en la norma para ellos.
2. (average)
a. lo normal
The temperature has been at least 15 degrees higher than the norm, given the time of year.Hemos tenido una temperatura al menos 15 grados por encima de lo normal dada la época del año.
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norm
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la norma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to deviate from the normsalirse de la norma
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norm [nɔːm]
noun
1 (pattern of behaviour, official standard) norma (f)
in the West monogamy is the norm la monogamia es la norma en Occidente; small families have become the norm las familias pequeñas han pasado a ser lo normal
2 (average)
the norm lo normal; larger than the norm más grande de lo normal; (Bio) más grande que el tipo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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