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British English: /ˈtɪpɪk(ə)l/
American English: /ˈtɪpɪk(ə)l/

Translation of typical in French:


  • (case, example, day, village)
    (tactlessness, compassion)
    he's a typical civil servant
    c'est un fonctionnaire typique
    a typical feature
    une caractéristique (principale)
    to be typical of
    être typique de (period, species)
    it's (all too) typical of him to be late
    cela ne m'étonne pas (du tout) de lui qu'il soit en retard
    ‘I've left my keys behind’—‘typical [informal]!’
    ‘j'ai oublié mes clés’—‘ça ne m'étonne pas!’

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