how to pronounce commonplace

/ˈkɑːmənˌplɛɪs/

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commonplace is pronounced in three syllables

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kɑːmənplɛɪs

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An example use of commonplace in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… mundane or commonplace is it really that …”

meanings of commonplace

noun:

  1. A memorandum; something to be frequently consulted or referred to.
  2. Something that is ordinary; something commonly done or occurring.
  3. A platitude or cliché.
  4. A commonplace book.

verb:

  1. To utter commonplaces; to indulge in platitudes.
  2. To enter in a commonplace book, or to reduce to general heads.
  3. To make a commonplace book.

adjective:

  1. Ordinary; not having any remarkable characteristics.

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