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norm is pronounced in one syllable

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

“… working against the norm the coast guard …”

meanings of norm


  1. Given a scalar k, \left\|kv\right\|=\left|k\right|\cdot\left\|v\right\|, where \left|k\right| is the absolute value of k;.
  2. A high level of performance in a chess tournament, several of which are required for a player to receive a title.
  3. (mathematics) A function, generally denoted v\mapsto\left|v\right| or v\mapsto\left\|v\right\|, that maps vectors to non-negative scalars and has the following properties:.
  4. Given two vectors v,w, \left\|v+w\right\|\le\left\|v\right\|+\left\|w\right\| (the triangle inequality).
  5. Initialism of naturally occurring radioactive materials.
  6. That which is normal or typical.
  7. A rule that is imposed by regulations and/or socially enforced by members of a community.
  8. If v\ne0 then \left\|v\right\|\ne0;.
  9. A sentence with non-descriptive meaning, such as a command, permission, or prohibition.


  1. To endow (a vector space, etc.) with a norm.


  1. A diminutive of the male given name Norman.

norm frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word norm occurs in english on average 11.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics norm can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that norm can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

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