Definition of supernormal in English:

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supernormal

Pronunciation: /suːpəˈnɔːm(ə)l/

adjective

Exceeding or beyond the normal; exceptional: a supernormal human
More example sentences
  • Armed with these, an airline can make supernormal profits when seasonal summer demand is strong, while sustaining a profitable platform in the fallow winter months.
  • Biotech investing is considered risky as it is based on assessing which pipelines can deliver supernormal profits.
  • Of course, supernormal profit can be, and often is, competed away in the real world as people come up with innovations and new ways of doing things.

Derivatives

supernormality

Pronunciation: /suːpənɔːˈmalɪti/
noun
Example sentences
  • We use the notion of supernormality to completely characterize matrices for which SCR equals zero.
  • In the recovery cycles, the demyelinated cases have greater supernormality and less late subnormality than the normal case.
  • Anodal supernormality was consistently demonstrated in all the dogs studied both before and after subendocardial ablation.

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