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norm
American English: /nɔrm/
British English: /nɔːm/

Translation of norm in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (standard, rule) social norms
    Example sentences
    • It is easy to assume that these new roles lead to strains on the elderly in that: they must adapt to changes in social norms and acceptable behavioral standards.
    • The distortion and utter disregard for social norms, anti-social behaviour and altered family values, are some of the manifestations of this phenomenon.
    • You may not conform to social norms and patterns.
    Example sentences
    • Now more than ever, the level of detail on every garment has become a requirement, and may soon reach the norm.
    • Action will be taken against those who fail to comply with the norm.
    • Many teachers themselves believe that 70 hours a week is the norm, and is required of them.
  • 2 (average) the norm
    lo normal
    that's not the norm
    eso no es lo normal
    to deviate from the norm
    apartarse de la norma or de lo normal
    Example sentences
    • Upper class or not, women must not assume that just because Caesarians have become the norm, it's normal.
    • Testing has long impeded all groups of minority students, and is a strong barrier to the success of minorities in schools where standardized testing is the norm.
    • We challenge you to join us in creating healthy work environments by making these standards the norm.

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