Origin of typical
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In the absence of typical classrooms and curriculums, West Africans have opted for alternate methods of learning and education.
Working there gave him his first experience of attention (he was much younger than your typical auctioneer).William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty|Tim Teeman|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This 16 percent, known as the “cut,” is colorless in nature, and it is “reaped” with a typical alcohol content of 69.8 percent.
The typical music video you find on YouTube is colloquially called “YouTube Poop” for a reason.Death of the Author by Viral Infection: In Defense of Taylor Swift, Digital Doomsayer|Arthur Chu|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Religious leaders were there, Logan said, but not all of them were dressed in typical preacher garb.The Baptism of Michael Brown Sr. and Ferguson’s Baptism by Fire|Justin Glawe|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Typical recipes will be given showing what basic dyes are available and how they can be combined together.The Dyeing of Cotton Fabrics|Franklin Beech
Its Sehna knot, cotton warp and weft, as well as much of the drawing, are typical of Persia.Oriental Rugs|Walter A. Hawley
A typical industry instanced to support this objection was the manufacture of fire wood.The Social Work of the Salvation Army|Edwin Gifford Lamb
It is not hard to make for oneself a colourful picture of a typical Sunday congregation in these dead and gone days.Greenwich Village|Anna Alice Chapin
A formation is usually named from some place where it is exposed in its typical character.Geology|William J. Miller
British Dictionary definitions for typical
Word Origin for typical
Word Origin and History for typical
c.1600, "symbolic, emblematic," from Medieval Latin typicalis "symbolic," from Late Latin typicus "of or pertaining to a type," from Greek typikos, from typos "impression" (see type (n.)). Sense of "characteristic" is first recorded 1850. Related: Typically.