commonplace

  • 1 Commonplace — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda commonplace Álbum de Every Little Thing Publicación 10 de marzo de 2004 Grabación 2003 …

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  • 2 commonplace — n Commonplace, platitude, truism, bromide, cliche mean an idea or expression lacking in originality or freshness. A commonplace is a stock idea or expression which is frequently little more than the obvious, conventional, and easy thing to think… …

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  • 3 commonplace — Álbum de Every Little Thing Publicación 10 de marzo de 2004 Grabación 2003 Género(s) J Pop Durac …

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  • 4 Commonplace — Com mon*place , n. 1. An idea or expression wanting originality or interest; a trite or customary remark; a platitude. [1913 Webster] 2. A memorandum; something to be frequently consulted or referred to. [1913 Webster] Whatever, in my reading,… …

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  • 5 Commonplace — Com mon*place , v. t. To enter in a commonplace book, or to reduce to general heads. Felton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 Commonplace — Com mon*place , a. Common; ordinary; trite; as, a commonplace person, or observation. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Commonplace — may refer to: normal (behavior) platitude commonplace book This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the lin …

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  • 8 commonplace — [adj] usual, everyday boiler plate*, characterless, clichéd, colorless, conventional, corny*, customary, dime a dozen*, familiar, familiar tune, garden variety*, hackneyed, humdrum, lowly, mainstream, matterof course, mediocre, middle of the… …

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  • 9 commonplace — [käm′ənplās΄] n. [lit. transl. of L locus communis, Gr koinos topos, general topic] 1. Obs. a passage marked for reference or included in a COMMONPLACE BOOK 2. a trite or obvious remark; truism; platitude 3. anything common or ordinary adj.… …

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  • 10 Commonplace — Com mon*place , v. i. To utter commonplaces; to indulge in platitudes. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 commonplace — index accustomed (customary), average (standard), boiler plate, common (customary), customary …

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  • 12 commonplace — (n.) 1540s, a statement generally accepted, literal translation of L. locus communis, from Gk. koinos topos general topic. The adjectival sense of having nothing original dates from c.1600 …

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  • 13 commonplace — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not unusual or original; ordinary or trite. ► NOUN 1) a usual or ordinary thing. 2) a trite saying or topic; a platitude …

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  • 14 commonplace — I adj. commonplace to + inf. (it was commonplace for them to travel abroad) II n. 1) to state a commonplace 2) a commonplace to + inf. (it s a commonplace to say that people should work hard) * * * [ kɒmənpleɪs] to state a commonplace commonplace …

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  • 15 commonplace — [[t]kɒ̱mənpleɪs[/t]] commonplaces 1) ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ If something is commonplace, it happens often or is often found, and is therefore not surprising. Foreign vacations have become commonplace... It is commonplace for snipers to open… …

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  • 16 commonplace — commonplacely, adv. commonplaceness, n. /kom euhn plays /, adj. 1. ordinary; undistinguished or uninteresting; without individuality: a commonplace person. 2. trite; hackneyed; platitudinous: a commonplace remark. n. 3. a well known, customary,… …

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  • 17 commonplace — com|mon|place1 [ˈkɔmənpleıs US ˈka: ] adj happening or existing in many places, and therefore not special or unusual ▪ Car thefts are commonplace in this part of town. commonplace 2 commonplace2 n [C usually singular] 1.) something that happens… …

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  • 18 commonplace — 1 adjective happening or existing in many places, and therefore not special or unusual: Car thefts are commonplace in this part of town. 2 noun 1 (countable usually singular) something that happens or exists in many places, so that it is not… …

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  • 19 commonplace — com•mon•place [[t]ˈkɒm ənˌpleɪs[/t]] adj. 1) ordinary; undistinguished or uninteresting 2) dull or platitudinous: a commonplace remark[/ex] 3) a well known, customary, or obvious remark; a trite or uninteresting saying; platitude 4) anything… …

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  • 20 commonplace — I. noun Etymology: translation of Latin locus communis widely applicable argument, translation of Greek koinos topos Date: 1561 1. archaic a striking passage entered in a commonplace book 2. a. an obvious or trite comment ; truism b. something… …

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