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American English: /ˈnɔrməl/
British English: /ˈnɔːm(ə)l/

Translation of normal in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (usual, standard) above/below normal
    por encima/por debajo de lo normal
    when things get back to normal
    cuando todo vuelva a la normalidad
    cuando la situación se normalice
    it's normal to tip the driver
    se acostumbra or se suele dar una propina al conductor
    it's normal for them to react like that o it's normal that they should react like that
    es normal que reaccionen así
    normal service will be resumed as soon as possible (Television)
    se reanudará la emisión lo antes posible
    Example sentences
    • The news was on a repeat schedule at this hour since it was normal for them to repeat the news at night.
    • Under normal circumstances you would expect the latter to have a much lower price tag.
    • The queue of traffic had stopped again after moving a few meters, a pace which seemed about normal for the rush hour in the middle of York on a Wednesday morning.
    1.2 (of health, behavior)
    Example sentences
    • In some cases, children with dominant single gene disorders are born to normal parents.
    • He's just a normal person that probably has a few mental issues he needs to deal with.
    • Take advantage of this quiet mental time to see how normal people live.
  • 2 2.1 (Mathematics)
    2.2 (Chemistry)
    Example sentences
    • Therefore, 1L of normal saline should be given per hour to start.
    • An infusion of IV normal saline frequently corrects hypotension and increases cardiac output.
    • The probe was rinsed with sterile normal saline between measurements of each raft.
    Example sentences
    • Unless the radar signal is normal to some surface (extremely low probability) the radar receives no return.
    • In physics, the critical angle is described with respect to the normal line.
    • The hard perturbations in this study caused the trajectory to move in a direction that was normal to the limit cycle.

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