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Definition of atypical adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

atypical

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌeɪˈtɪpɪkl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌeɪˈtɪpɪkl//
 
 
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not typical or usual atypical behaviour opposite typicalExtra examples In some ways, the sample we studied for our research was atypical. The so-called ‘norm’ of the nuclear family is in fact atypical of many families. We shouldn’t concentrate too much on atypical spending patterns—they won’t tell us much.
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